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Sweet Wormwood

What are other common names?

  • Artemisia annua
  • Absinth
  • Absinthe
  • Absinthe Sauvage
  • Absinthe Suisse
  • Absinthii Herba
  • Absinthites
  • Absinthium
  • Ajenjo
  • Alvine
  • Annual Mugwort
  • Annual Wormwood
  • Armoise
  • Armoise Amère
  • Armoise Commune
  • Armoise Vulgaire
  • Artemether
  • Artemisae
  • Artemisia
  • Artemisia absinthium
  • Artemisinin
  • Artemotil
  • Artesian
  • Artesunate
  • Chinese Wormwood
  • Ching-Hao
  • Common Wormwood
  • Grande Absinthe
  • Green Ginger
  • Herba
  • Herbe aux Vers
  • Herbe d'Absinthe
  • Herbe Sainte
  • Huang Hua Guo
  • Indhana
  • Lapsent
  • Menu Alvine
  • Mugwort
  • Qing Hao
  • Qinghaosu
  • Quinghao
  • Sweet Annie
  • Sweet Sagewort
  • Vilayati Afsanteen
  • Wermut
  • Wermutkraut
  • Western Wormwood
  • Wormweed
  • Wurmkraut

What is this product used for?

Sweet wormwood may help treat malaria.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

  • Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.

  • This product may interfere with MANY drugs. It reduces the effectiveness of many drugs. It increases side effects of some drugs. Talk with your doctor before you start using this product .

  • Do not use this product if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant soon. Use birth control you can trust while taking this product.

  • Do not use this product if you are breastfeeding.

  • Take extra care if you are allergic to pollens or plants like ragweed, daisy, aster, marigolds, or chrysanthemums.

  • Take extra care and check with your doctor if you have:

    • Heart problems

    • Liver problems

    • Kidney problems

    • Nerve problems

    • Seizures

    • Diabetes

  • Keep hard candies, glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or juice on hand for low blood sugar, especially if you have blood sugar problems.

What should I watch for?

  • Upset stomach

  • Rash

When do I need to call the doctor?

  • Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; tightness in the chest; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away or call for emergency help.

  • Signs of abnormal heart rate. These include fast or slow pulse, dizziness, throwing up, chest pain, or heavy sweating.

  • Signs of low blood sugar. These include hunger, dizziness, shaking, a fast heartbeat, confusion, or sweating.

  • Very bad throwing up

  • Very bad stomach pain

  • Very bad loose stools

  • Seizures

Last Reviewed Date

2022-02-21

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