Sweet wormwood, sweet Annie also known as Artemisia annual.
Sweet wormwood has its origin from Asia where it has been used for thousands of years to treat fevers, malaria, digestion issues, boost immune system among others.
The plant is known for for it’s antiviral, antimalarial, anticancer and anti parasitic properties.
The leaves are rich in artemisinin, the particular ingredient which is effective in treating malaria.
The plant can be taken as a tea to be more successful in treating malaria without any side effects.
An infusion is made by steeping a handful of fresh leaves in boiling water for 10 minutes.
Sweeten with honey to counter the bitter taste.
Fresh leaves from the branch tips can be inserted in the nose to clear nasal congestion and applied to the teeth to ease toothache.
Sweet wormwood is also used to heal mumps, good breathe.
Sweet wormwood is also used to increase children’s appetite.
Always talk to your health practitioner before trying out any Herbal supplement/
Artemisia annual recently gained popularity after it was featured as the main ingredient in a Herbal tonic developed in Madagascar touted to combat the affects of corana virus.