Mugwort great Detox Tea
Mugwort Tea - Absinthium ponticum
Used part: Leaf and Stem
The Mugwort is a plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is a species of flower originating in Europe, which blossoms in the spring. As with most plants, its use can be used in natural medicine to solve health problems. The plant has a shrub shape. Its leaves are green and elongated, while its flowers are identified in bunches ranging from light green to burnt yellow. In natural medicine, the parts of the weeds that are used are: the leaves, the stem and the flowers.
The plant can be used in the treatment of colic and diarrhea, because the species has active principles based on oxalic, valerian and tannic acid, albumin, oil-resin, volatile oil, bitter (insoluble) substance, pigments, salts and alkaloid (anthemidine).
Externally the plant can also be used in the treatment of rheumatism, congestion of abdominal viscera or pelvic and migraine. The fresh plant bruised and applied to the skin can cure sores.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Activates blood circulation
- Helps in the treatment of anemias
- It alleviates heartburn and dyspepsia
- Help with constipation
- Repels lice and other insects
- May assist in the treatment of neuralgia, bad breath, vomiting, liver failure and irregular and painful menstruations
- It cleans and normalizes the functioning of the stomach
- Treats kidneys, bladder and lungs
- It acts as a stimulant of appetite and digestion and may be useful for treating anorexia and similar conditions
- Put 1 liter of water to a boil
- Once it reaches the boiling point, turn off the heat and add 2 tablespoons of herb
- Cover and let the mixture rest for 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
Drink up to 1 to 2 cups a day for no longer than 7 days.
If consumed in excess, bush tea can cause tremors, convulsions, dizziness and delusions. If mixed with alcohol, it can result in addiction, hallucinations and even irreversible neurological damage. The drink should also not be consumed for long periods. This tea is contraindicated for pregnant women, infants and individuals suffering from gastritis. Remember the extreme importance of consulting a specialist before starting any treatments.