Mayans use of Artemisia Wormwood

Common wormwood, or Artemisia absinthium, is a species of Artemisia that is native to temperate regions of Eurasia and North Africa. It has spread to Canada and the northern United States and is utilized by Mayan healers in Guatemala.

Mayan healers have for centuries used wormwood, or Artemisia, it possesses neuroprotective, anthelmintic, insecticidal, acaricidal, antimalarial, depressive, and hepatoprotective qualities.

Absinthium has always been of pharmaceutical and botanical importance and is used to manage several disorders including hepatocyte enlargement, hepatitis, gastritis, jaundice, wound healing, splenomegaly, dyspepsia, indigestion, flatulence, gastric pain, anemia, anorexia.

Studies found the following:

Wormwood has been associated with many benefits, such as alleviating pain and inflammation and fighting oxidative stress and parasitic infections.

What are the historical uses of wormwood?

For many centuries its many uses have included, a repellent for moths and fleas, a general pesticide, and a worming medicine for people and animals.
Wormwood Mayan Healing Medicine

What’s the best way to consume wormwood?

A wormwood tea can be made by adding 1/2 to 1 teaspoon (2.5 to 5 grams) of the herb to 1 cup (250 ml) of boiling water, then steeping for ten to fifteen minutes. Many doctors recommend drinking three cups (750 ml) each day. Tincture, 10–20 drops in water, can be taken ten to fifteen minutes before each meal.

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Internal parasites can cause gastrointestinal inflammation, increased gut permeability, or leaky gut leading to autoimmunity and allergic disorders.

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Mayans use of Artemisia Wormwood