Artemis: benefits, properties, remedies and contraindications

The sagebrush It is a medicinal plant that belongs to the family of the "Compositae" (Compositae) and its scientific name is "Artemisa vulgaris" It is commonly known by other names such as St. John's wort, artamisa, altamisa and artemisia.

It is a medicinal plant with many beneficial properties for our organism among which we emphasize its tonic, aperitive, digestive qualities (by stimulating the process of digestion), carminative, emmenagogue and also acts as an excellent soft relaxant.

The digestive properties possessed by artemisia are due to its content in bitter principles which help stimulate the secretion of digestive juices with what the process of digestion is favored.

Due to its carminative properties, it is effective in facilitating the expulsion of flatulence as well as preventing the accumulation of gases and colic produced by gases.

Sagebrush is also a beneficial plant for relaxing the nervous system, it is a mild relaxant, which helps us in case of anxiety by relaxing nervous tension. The emmenagoga ownership of the artemisia makes it appropriate to regulate the menstrual flow, traditionally it has been used to improve and regulate menstruation disorders.

Among the various active ingredients found in artemisa, we can highlight the following: essential oil (especially cineol and tuyona), bitter principles, tannins, resin and inulin.

The parts of the mugwort that are used to prepare different natural remedies are the leaves and the root. On the other hand, we can get it in herbalists, parapharmacies, natural products stores and also in specialized online stores.

In addition to getting both the leaves and the root, the artemisia can be purchased in other presentations or formats such as extract, powder, tincture, capsules and in essential oil.

Sagebrush essential oil stimulates blood circulation of the scalp, it is ideal to prevent hair loss, and to avoid dandruff.

Sagebrush is also used in the kitchen to flavor and flavor some food recipes, also as a flavoring in the preparation of appetizers, and in some alcoholic beverages.

How to prepare natural and homemade remedies with artemisia

Infusion of relaxing sagebrush

Among the properties possessed by artemisia is the property of relaxing the nervous system, so this infusion of relaxing sage comes in handy to improve states of both anxiety and stress.

To prepare the infusion of mugwort we need two teaspoons of mugwort leaves and a cup of mineral water.

We put the water to boil and once it starts to boil add the mugwort.

Remove from heat, cover the infusion and let it rest for 10 or 12 minutes.

We fill the infusion and once it is warm we can take it.

We can have a cup twice a day.

Infusion of mugwort to regulate menstrual flow

This infusion of mugwort is indicated for cases in which menstruation needs regulation as in cases of amenorrhea or dysmenorrhea.

Prepare this infusion with 5 teaspoons of dried leaves of mugwort, and a liter of mineral water.

We put the water to boil and once it boils we add the mugwort.

Remove from the heat, cover the infusion and let it rest for 15 minutes.

We fill the infusion, we sweeten it if it is preferred with a sweet touch and when it is warm we can take it.

We will take this infusion in the mornings and fasting, during the 4 or 5 days before the menstruation.

Contraindications of the mugwort

The mugwort taken in the appropriate doses or prescribed by the therapeutics is not harmful.

However, the doses should not be exceeded because it can be toxic.

In general, and provided that the appropriate doses are taken, the mugwort is well tolerated.

Some people may have intolerance or allergy to the family of the Compound.

Sagebrush on the other hand is contraindicated in these cases:

  • People with allergies or intolerance to the family of the Composite.
  • During pregnancy.
  • During the period of lactation.
This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor. ThemesMedicinal plants

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