Wormwood / Afsanteen Roomi (شيح / افسنتین رومی) also known as Mugwort and Artemisia Absinthium, is a herbaceous, perennial plant with fibrous roots. It grows naturally on uncultivated, arid ground, on rocky slopes, and at the edge of footpaths and fields.
Ingredient Name :
Artemisia absinthium Linn.
Arabic Name : Ifsinteen, Afsanteen, Kashuth Roomee, Damseesah, Artaamaasiyaa
Bengali Name : Mastaru
Chinese Name : Yang ai, Ku ai
English Name : Wormwood, Absinth, Green Ginger, Madderwort, Southernwood, Old Women
French Name : Armoise am�re, Gen�pi, Vermouth
German Name : Wermut, Absinth, Bitterer Beifuss, Wurmkraut
Gujarati Name : Mastaru
Hindi Name : Afsantin
Kannada Name : Uruvalu, Urigattige
Kashmiri Name : Thethwan
Latin name : Artemisia absinthium Linn.
Marathi Name : Sarpana
Persian Name : Marwah, Afstiyun
Punjabi Name : Mastiyara
Sanskrit Name : Indhana, Nagadamini, Damar
Urdu Name : Afsanteen Rumi
4 to 9 g powder of dried stem.
This herb is a uterine stimulant and should not be used during pregnancy, as it can cause spontaneous abortion. Nursing mothers should not use this herb. Do not overuse; it may be habit forming with long-term use, and prolonged use may cause nausea, vertigo and insomnia and may affect the nervous system. Those allergic to pollen should not use wormwood. Also contraindicated in gastric and duodenal ulcers. Do not exceed recommended dosage. It should never be given to children below the age of 12. Do not use if you are taking Phenobarbital.
Narrated by Abu Nuaim on the authority of Abban Bin Saleh Bin Anas radi Allaho Anh, that Prophet Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihe Wasallam said :
“بخروا بيوتكم بالشيح والمر والصعتر”
“Fumigate your houses with Mugwort, Myrrh & Thyme”
- Beats malaria.
- Kills cancer cells.
- Gets rid of parasites.
- Treats Crohn’s disease.
- Contains antimicrobial and antifungal abilities.
- Treats SIBO.
Don’t take this herb in any form if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. There have been documented abortifacient and emmenagogue effects of wormwood.
Using wormwood for longer than four weeks or at higher than recommended doses may lead to nausea, vomiting , restlessness, insomnia, vertigo, tremors and seizures.
Wormwood is not recommended for people with kidney disorders. The oil might cause kidney failure. If you have kidney concerns, don’t take this herb before talking with your doctor.
Useful in Following diseases:
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Cerebral Atony
- Common Cold
- Crohn’s Disease
- Intestinal Worms
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Kidney Stone
- Lack of Appetite
- Liver Dysfunction
- Spleen Dysfunction
- Weakness of Digestive System
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.