6 Health benefits of wormwood you didn’t know

Wormwood heals colon cancer


What is Wormwood?

Wormwood or Artemisia is a widely used antimalarial drug that has had a promising effect on reducing the proliferation of cancer cells in patients with colon cancer and is used to treat many health conditions  and  it benefits for health.

Wormwood is one of the plants that has been widely used in Chinese traditional medicine, as it was described as one of the miraculous plants which can achieve great results.

Health benefits of Wormwood

1. Pain relief

It helps relieve osteoarthritis and helps reduce painful conditions caused by arthritis.

In a 4-week study of 90 adults with osteoarthritis of the knee who applied 3% wormwood skin treatment  three times daily, it was found that it helped improve their condition and reduce pain levels.

2. Anti-inflammatory

It is used to fight inflammation in your body, and prolonged inflammation  associated with many chronic diseases.


3. Preventing colon cancer

In a study of 20 people with colon cancer, nine were treated successfully with wormwood.

4. Reducing symptoms of Crohn’s disease

Studies show that wormwood may help relieve symptoms of Crohn’s disease, which causes inflammation in the lining of the digestive system and symptoms may include diarrhea, fatigue, abdominal cramps, and other digestive problems.

5. Get rid of intestinal parasites and worms

The wormwood plant was used to treat intestinal worms as it showed a great results getting rid of all kinds of intestinal worms.

6. Stimulating bowel movement and improving digestion

A recent study showed that 61% of Americans reported experiencing at least one intestinal symptom (such as gas, bloating, heartburn, stomach pain, constipation, and diarrhea).

Research shows that wormwood stimulates digestion and relieves spasms in the intestinal tract. The medicinal properties of wormwood increase appetite and encourage the production of saliva and digestive enzymes.

Others encourage the movement of the intestinal muscles, helping food to move along the digestive system to support healthy digestion.

Since 70% of the immune system is in the digestive system, wormwood indirectly helps support and maintain overall health.


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Written by Christine Alfonso

Christine is a magazine feature writer, and author. After spending a decade and a half covering Fashion and music industries, Alfonso split her time between writing about technology, adventure and covering health topics for a variety of outlets.

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