Artemisia Afra

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Available in 50ml & 100ml

May assist with respiratory problems such as bronchitis, croup, whooping cough, colds & flu, chest infections and viruses. Expels intestinal worms and parasites from the body. It also aids in the treatment and prevention of Bilharzia and Malaria. Acts as an anti-inflammatory, anti-septic and anti-depressant.

Dosage: 20 drops two times a day in water. For malaria prevention, begin dosage 2 weeks prior to travelling to malaria area and continue for 1 week after.

 

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Description

Artemisia Afra, commonly known as African Wormwood, in English, Wilde Als in Afrikaans, Umhlonyane in Zulu, and Lengana in Sotho and Tswana, is a highly aromatic perennial herb that can grow up to 2 metres in height.

Medicinal

  • Wilde Als is one of the most widely used traditional medicines in South Africa.
  • Wilde Als is a tonic herb that is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antidepressant.
  • Wilde Als can be used as a tea, body wash, poultice or vapour to treat respiratory ailments like colds, headaches, earache, bronchial complaints, croup, whooping cough, measles, fevers, malaria and sore throat. It is a common practice by those who know, to insert a rolled piece of fresh Wilde Als leaf into the nostrils to clear blocked nasal passages.
  • Wilde Als relieves gastro and intestinal ailments like indigestion, dyspepsia, colic, loss of appetite and is supportive for diabetes.
  • Wilde Als is anthelmintic – it expels intestinal worms.
  • Wilde Als has pain relieving actions – a Wormwood dressing of warmed leaves can be wrapped around sprains, arthritic and rheumatic swellings, or layered and wrapped around the stomach to relieve a stomach ache. Place the leaves in a plastic bag and cover with boiling water. Once they have warmed up, remove and place between two pieces of lint / gauze and tie in place with a bandage. Remove after a few hours.
  • Wilde Als is a blood purifier – and it will clear acne and boils.
  • Wilde Als tea can be used as a wash to disinfect cuts and grazes.

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Size

100ml, 50ml

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