Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Wormwood Essential Oil

Wormwood Essential Oil

Artemisia absinthium



Properties:
Wormwood essential oil is yellow-brown in colour. It is very herby in its aroma.

Origin:
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Extraction Method:
It is extracted from the leaves and flowering tops using steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
A-thujone, b-thujone, sabinene, myrcene, trans-sabinol, trans- sabinyl acetate, linalyl acetate and geranyl propionate.

Therapeutic properties:
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Uses:

  1. It was used as an aromatic-bitter for anorexia.
  2. It is used as a digestive tonic.
  3. It helps in promoting menstruation.
  4. It helps in reducing fever and expel worms.

Precautions:

  • Use only well diluted.
  • This oil should not be used if you have epilepsy or stomach ulcers.

Blends well with:

Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary sage, Eucalyptus and many more.