What is Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Artemisinin

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See also: Artemisia annua

Wormwood is used primarily for liver, gall bladder and stomach ailments. It is also used to make a tea for helping pregnant women during pain of labor. The oil of the plant can be used as a cardiac stimulant to improve blood circulation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Babesiosis 3 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 1
Chronic Epstein-Barr 1 0
Lyme disease 1 0
Mycoplasma infection 1 1
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)

Side effect Patients
Jarisch-Herxeimer reaction 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)

Dosage Patients
1 capsule(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 5
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)

Duration

Currently taking Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 3
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 4
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