Antiparasitic, bitter, reduces fever, Anti-malarial, aromatic.
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Sweet Annie / Chinese Wormwood / Annual Mugwort leaf is an anti-parisitic and anti-malarial herb traditionally used by the Chinese and Hindu asian medicines.
In 2015 it was part of the Nobel prize where the sesquiterpene lactone artemisinin was found contained in the plant, proving its anti-malarial qualities.
It has been traditionally used to treat, Malaria,Tuberculosis, Jaundice, wound and haemorrhoids as well as viral, bacterial and autoimmune diseases.
Studies today have confirmed traditional uses, and evidence has been found that Sweet annie is also anti-inflammatory, analgesic, an antioxidant, and even anti-tumour.
Contraindicated: Pregnancy, Lactation, and can interact with some pharmaceuticals therefore requring medical advice from Naturopath / GP.
|Botanical Name||Artemisia annua|
|Country of Origin||China|
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