Artemisia vulgaris 

Part Used

Aerial parts


Digestive; nervous; reproductive; urinary


Anthelmintic; bitter; carminative; diuretic; choleretic; diaphoretic; diuretic; emmenagogue; nervine tonic

Traditional Uses

Used to support digestion; bitter properties offer digestive stimulation. Carminative actions conferred by the volatile oils it contains. Mild nervine action may help ease depression and tension. Promotes normal menstrual flow. Potential anthelmintic (especially against roundworm and pinworm); anti-malarial and anti-cancer properties. ^2.