Overview

Artemisia herba-alba is a short shrub usually found in Northern Africa and the Middle East. The parts that grow above the ground are used as medicine.

People use Artemisia herba-alba for conditions such as cough, stomach and intestinal upset, the common cold, parasitic infections, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Some chemicals contained in Artemisia herba-alba seem to kill parasites and bacteria. Some other chemicals might lower blood sugar levels.

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