Wormwood is traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a vermifuge for children with pinworms (threadworms) or roundworms.
St. Francis Herb Farm’s Wormwood tincture is certified organic.
Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml):
Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium, tops) 200 mg Quantity Crude Equivalent (1:5)
Certified Organic alcohol
Children (2-4 years): 0.1-0.2 ml (2-5 drops)
Children (5-9 years): 0.1-0.3 ml (4-10 drops)
Adolescents (10-14 years): 0.3-0.6 ml (8-20 drops)
Adults & Adolescents (15 & over): 0.5-1.3 ml (15-40 drops).
All doses should be taken 3-4 times daily in a little water on an empty stomach.
Duration of Use:
Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 2 weeks.
Cautions and Warnings:
Consult a health care practitioner before use if you have stomach hyperacidity, obstruction of bile duct, cholangitis.
Consult a health care practitioner before use with other medications, as there may be an adverse interaction.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; if you have a seizure disorder (e.g. epilepsy); if you have gastric or duodenal ulcer; if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family.
Known Adverse Reactions:
Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) is known to occur, in which case, discontinue use.