TASTE NOTES: The taste of the tea is very bitter and herbaceous. Wormwood can be mixed with peppermint and anise tea to reduce bitterness.
SUITABLE FOR: tea, tinctures and essential oils and spirit flavouring, brewing. Drinking the tea after meals help for it to be digested and better absorbed by the stomach.
Today the more popular uses of the hear are to alleviate digestive issues – such as regulating the appetite by stimulating digestion, upset stomach and intestinal spasms, and to support proper gastrointestinal function.
FOR PETS – some have reported that bathing your dog with the wormwood tea would prevent flea infestation. The tea and tinctures can also be used to disinfect wounds and cuts. ROOM DISINFECTANT – wormwood is naturally anti-microbial and anti-fungal – a combination of thyme, rosemary, lavender, cloves and apple cider vinegar makes excellent air purifier.
A word of caution to this tale : With wormwood tea and tincture (in the recommended dosage), the body is not supplied with thujone in a toxic dose. Nevertheless, as a precaution (and always when using medicinal plants). The medicinal plant should not be used internally for a longer period of time. In the case of wormwood tea not more than 2-3 weeks. Care should be taken to follow the recommended preparation.