25 November 2008

Botanical Name
Artemisia absinthium

Wormwood essential oil is yellow-brown in colour

It is very herby in its aroma

Extraction Method
It is extracted from the leaves and flowering tops using steam distillation

Constituents and Chemical Composition
A-thujone, b-thujone, sabinene, myrcene, trans-sabinol, trans- sabinyl acetate, linalyl acetate and geranyl propionate

Uses for Health Benefits (Indications)
  • It was used as an aromatic-bitter for anorexia
  • It is used as a digestive tonic
  • It helps in promoting menstruation
  • It helps in reducing fever and expel worms
  • Use only well diluted
  • This oil should not be used if you have epilepsy or stomach ulcers
Blend With
Cedarwood, Camomile, Clary sage, Eucalyptus and many more


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