Wormwood has a rich chemical composition, it contains a large number of amino acids and essential oils of plant origin.
Due to the content in the oils of vitamins A, B and C, the plant is often used in the manufacture of cosmetics and perfumes.
The composition of wormwood also includes tannins, potassium salts, as well as organic acids that are very useful for the body. Essential oils in addition to vitamins contain ascorbic acid and various beneficial compounds.
Wormwood also helps to improve the processes of digestion, can be used in the treatment of intestinal disorders, is part of the drugs used in the treatment of liver and gastritis.
Wormwood is used in the treatment of diseases of the gallbladder, it can be inflammatory processes, disorders of bile outflow, stones. Such conditions are accompanied by a decrease in appetite, flatulence, and a feeling of heaviness.
With minor violations helps tea from wormwood without sugar, the addition of which can reduce the beneficial effects of the grass.
Wormwood has a selective effect on the body, it calms with nervousness, sleep disorders, with fatigue and depressive conditions, the grass, on the contrary, tones.
On the basis of the plant homeopathic preparations are made. Ointments, which include wormwood, alleviate pain, have anti-inflammatory effects, special compresses based on decoction from the plant are used in the treatment of dislocations and therapy.
Broths show efficacy in the treatment of purulent diseases, they are used for washing wounds, stomatitis, and sore throat. Wormwood is also used in the alcohol industry, in the production of absinthe.
Chamazulene is synthesized from the aboveground part of the plant - a substance whose action is aimed at the treatment of eczema, malaria, asthma, rheumatism and other diseases.
Wormwood also has harmful properties, serious consequences may occur if the dosage is not followed and self-treatment.
Grass abuse can trigger nervous breakdown, hallucinations, irritability, convulsions and convulsions.
Before taking any medicines, it is obligatory to consult a doctor, especially if they contain essential oils or extracts of wormwood.
The drug is not recommended to take more than two months, failure to comply with this rule threatens the functioning of the nervous system: mental disorders, hallucinations, seizures.
Wormwood is contraindicated for use in patients suffering from enterocolitis, bleeding and allergic reactions to individual components.
A relative contraindication is considered to be a combination of old age and overweight. In patients with such indicators, the plant can have a strong adverse effect.
Wormwood during pregnancy
During pregnancy, the use of wormwood in any form is recommended to refuse.
The plant can have a detrimental effect on the development of the child, and the likelihood of miscarriage is high, especially in early pregnancy.
Indications for the use of wormwood during pregnancy are not available.
The plant is strictly contraindicated during pregnancy, its constituent poisonous components can have a negative impact on the course of pregnancy, in some cases, they can provoke a miscarriage.
In the period of breastfeeding tinctures and decoctions of wormwood are also prohibited to use.
Wormwood contains natural ingredients: absintin, bisabolone, thujone, flavonoids, pinene, cadinene, hamazulenogen, selenene. The composition of the grass leaves includes alkaloids, phytoncides, ascorbic, malic and succinic acid, carotene, tannins, saponins.
Medicinal properties of wormwood:
- affects the reflexes of the pancreas and gallbladder, increasing the production of secret fluid,
- anti-inflammatory effect and stimulation of the heart muscle,
- restores the activity of the central nervous system,
- has fungicidal and antimicrobial properties,
- antiparasitic action (kills worms).
Medicinal plant is used as a folk remedy for disorders in the digestive system. Wormwood during breastfeeding cures cancer, heavy and scanty menstruation. The plant is prescribed for external use for rheumatism, osteoporosis, fractures, muscle pain and other diseases.
Is it possible to wormwood during lactation? No, because it is detrimental to the newborn baby. Use of the drug during breastfeeding can only be prescribed by a doctor.
Wormwood nursing mother allowed in the event that a woman wants to wean the child from the breast.
A decoction of wormwood includes toxins that adversely affect the baby. The plant can cause allergies, hallucinations, convulsions. Wormwood breastfeeding lowers milk production.
- throughout pregnancy and lactation,
- peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer,
- gastritis with low acidity,
- kidney disease
- predisposition to allergies,
- heart failure,
- people with mental disorders
If a woman with HB wants to improve health and take wormwood, then it is better to stop breastfeeding during treatment. The grass is a poisonous plant, it is necessary to strictly observe the dosage. The duration of therapy ranges from 5 days to 1 month, depending on the nature of the disease.
Antihelminthic properties of wormwood
The chemical composition of bitter wormwood contains a greater amount of useful components than other species of this plant. The composition of bitter wormwood contains useful ingredients, such as:
- succinic and malic acid,
- vitamin C,
- vitamin A,
For information! Healing properties of parasites of wormwood are recommended for the treatment of worms in children.
Wormwood from parasites has the following therapeutic effect:
- Tonic - helminthiasis significantly reduces the immune system, tincture of wormwood from worms strengthens the immune system due to vitamin and phytoncides,
- Blood-purifying - the grass has a detoxification effect, which helps to eliminate toxins and parasites,
- Secretory - the bitterness of the herb stimulates the secretion of the gallbladder, restores the functionality of the digestive system and the intestinal flora, which is often disturbed by helminthic invasion,
- Anthelmintic - due to the high concentration of bitterness, the plant has anthelmintic properties against worms.
It is worth noting that the powder of this herb is able to facilitate the course of tuberculosis, reduce pain attacks during menstruation, and also tones and soothes the nervous system.
Is it possible to give wormwood to children?
Experts note that children are most often infected with giardiasis than adults. This is explained by the fact that they do not always follow the rules of personal hygiene, have more open contact with the outside world and spend more time on the street. There is a physiological feature of a child’s body, for example, the acidity of a child’s stomach is much lower than that of an adult, due to which Giardia gets a greater chance to survive.
For information! Treatment of wormwood giardiasis in children is carried out in a complex with the use of immunomodulators and anti-hilminth drugs.
A large number of sweets can also cause the appearance of parasites, so infusions of wormwood from worms are practically safe and effective means. Infectionsists recommend taking wormwood tincture in courses, as well as periodically taking laboratory tests for ascariasis and enterobiosis. An important point in taking the broth of wormwood in children is that the herb itself is quite bitter, so it is recommended to dilute the herb with honey for a comfortable therapy.
For information! Wormwood from worms is recommended for children aged 12 years and under the condition that there are no contraindications. Tincture on alcohol is recommended to take from 18 years.
As a rule, wormwood against parasites is taken in combination with other anthelmintic herbs, such as celandine, tansy, wild rosemary or St. John's wort.
- mix herbs of wormwood, chamomile, St. John's wort, immortelle and buckthorn on 1 teaspoon,
- the resulting mixture pour boiling water with a volume of 0.5 liters,
- let it brew for 8-9 hours
An infusion is taken before meals at a dosage of 1–4 cups, the course is 10 days, then a break of 5 days is taken and the treatment is repeated.
It is recommended to cook broths daily, because fresh herb decoction is able to preserve useful components and bitterness. To prepare you need:
- 1 teaspoon bitter wormwood,
- pour 1 cup of hot water
- bring to a boil and let stand in a water bath for 5 minutes,
- push for 30 minutes.
How to take a decoction of wormwood from parasites? Broths can be taken orally and as a medical enema. Take the broth must be 3 times a day for half a glass.
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Preparation of alcohol tinctures
For the preparation of alcoholic infusion, you can use seeds and grass. This dosage form has a particular advantage over other infusions, since it can be stored for a long time. Cooking:
- 1 tablespoon dry herb or seed,
- 5 tablespoons of vodka or alcohol,
- mix everything and let it stand for 1 week,
How to drink wormwood from parasites? It is recommended to drink tincture in the morning and in the evening before bedtime. The dosage is 15 drops, the duration of treatment is 7 days.
For information! Before using enemas on the basis of wormwood, it is recommended to eat 3-4 flowers of a bitter plant in a few days. This procedure will allow the stomach to get used to the bitterness of the grass.
Infusion of wormwood for children
The grass has a bitter taste, so the infusion is diluted with jam, honey, sugar or lemon. Cooking method:
- 1 tablespoon of herb is brewed for 1 liter of water,
- let it brew for 30-40 minutes and strain.
Take the infusion is necessary in the dosage of 2 spoons, the duration of the course is 5 days.
Wormwood powder is also effective for pinworms, it slowly passes through the whole part of the intestine and has a more effective effect on worms. The course of treatment involves the use of dry powder in a dosage of 100 grams. The scheme of treatment:
- the first 3 days - 6 times a day for an incomplete teaspoon,
- the remaining 4 days - 4 times a day for an incomplete teaspoon.
The duration of therapy is 7 days. Take the tincture of wormwood can not only for medicinal purposes, but also as preventive measures.
Action on the body of the future mother
Wormwood is harmful to pregnant women, it cannot be drunk, it can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness. Bleeding may begin, hallucinations, convulsions appear. A large number of herbs contains a steroid. It has a positive effect on the development of the fetus. You can take such herbs during breastfeeding. A number of herbs affect the body of a pregnant woman negatively, can have a bad effect on the uterus, cause bleeding and premature birth. Reception of such herbs is prohibited and dangerous. Bitter wormwood contains a considerable amount of essential oil. It is often used in cosmetology and stress relief, fatigue.
Wormwood is harmful to pregnant women.
When pregnancy on the body of a woman's essential oil has a negative effect. Its use is prohibited, because dry bitter grass does not act as a remedy. It affects the nervous system of both the mother and the future baby. If you have a need for admission, then consult with your doctor before this, as the essential oil has a negative effect on the placenta and the first stages of pregnancy.
Additional effect on the fetus
Bitter herb can be taken according to the dose and course of treatment. For an ordinary person tincture does not always have a positive effect. Before taking, be sure to get permission from the doctor, because purification tincture may be contraindicated in the body.
Application is prohibited during pregnancy. You can before conceiving, when you find out that you are pregnant, you need to stop taking. The use has negative consequences in early pregnancy and at 40 weeks, because during this period you can lose a child.
A positive effect on the female body has syringing. Poor digestion of a pregnant woman has a bad effect, it affects the large intestine and the uterus, it upsets the metabolism, which also affects the fetus. It is important to check with your doctor all the zones and factors of influence, they can be individualized.
Reception decoction acts as a strong laxative. Before you go on a diet, use enemas based on wormwood, or you can drink the mixture. Pregnant such treatment and treatment is prohibited. For the future mother, this use is contraindicated, because a laxative affects the uterine contraction. Wormwood acts as a monthly stimulator, as it affects the uterus muscle. Drinking and taking medicines on the basis of wormwood is not recommended. It is also not recommended to take a mixture of different herbs with the use of wormwood.
Action and action
During pregnancy, the cleansing of the body is prohibited, you can not drink and take many medications, even in the early stages. Often the treatment occurs with the help of folk remedies. Before this, it is important to obtain permission from the doctor In diseases and for prophylactic treatment, cleansing can be applied douching. Before douching, you need to get the doctor's recommendations, find out how to do it, in what proportions. You can douche with wormwood. For this purification you need:
- One cup of boiling water.
- One teaspoon of wormwood.
Insist broth need ten minutes. Douching in the morning and evening. Tampons also have therapeutic value, if douching does not help you much. You can wet the swab in a solution based on grass and lay it in the vagina overnight.