Scientific Name:Artemisia annua  
Vernacular Name:Armoise annuelle, English name is Wormwood.
Family name :Armoise annuelle, English name is Wormwood.
Geographic Distribution:Is native to temperate Asia, but naturalized in many countries including scattered parts of north America

Botanical Description

Aromatic flowering plant (shrub) of the genus Artemisia . The plant is from china and is cultivated to produce medicines to cure malaria. It can reach 1- 2 m tall . Is an annualweed  with alternate branches. Leaves are deeply dissected with an aromatic odor. Flower are tiny and yellow,in loose panicles with capitula 2to 3 mm across

Medicinal Use

it is a common medicine against malaria. They extract the well  known  medicine artemisinin which are used to heal malaria. Artemisinin is an antimalarial drug derived from the sweet wormwood shrub, found as the active ingredientin traditional Chinese medical herbal treatment for malaria. It is a sesquiterpen lacton.

Artemisia annua is actually used to eliminate intestinal worms especially roundworms and pinworms. Recently, scientific research also shows that wormwood can  even kills cancer cells , (breast cancer). It can also be used to treat anorexia, insomnia, a lack of appetite, flatulence, stomach aches,jaundice and indigestionThe top quality cheap replica omega watches with Swiss movements for modern men and women.
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