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Artemisia abrotanum / Southernwood Herb Tincture 500ml

Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Southernwood Herb to 5 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol.
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*This product is discounted due to a short shelf life. B.B.E date is November 2019. This listing is for 500ml Bottles of Tincture*

 

 

Description

Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Southernwood Herb to 5 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol.

Artemisia abrotanum (southernwood, lad's love, southern wormwood) is a species of flowering plants in the sunflower family. It is native to Eurasia and Africa but naturalized in scattered locations in North America. Other common names include: old man, boy's love, oldman wormwood, lover's plant, appleringie, garderobe, Our Lord's wood, maid's ruin, garden sagebrush, European sage, sitherwood and lemon plant.

Southernwood has a strong camphor-like odour and was historically used as an air freshener or strewing herb. It forms a small bushy shrub, which is widely cultivated by gardeners. The grey-green leaves are small, narrow and feathery. The small flowers are yellow. It can easily be propagated by cuttings, or by division of the roots.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Anthelmintic - being chiefly used against the worms of children.

Digestive - It is a strongly aromatic bitter herb that improves digestion and liver function by increasing secretions in the stomach and intestines

Emmenagogue - The chief use of Southernwood is as an emmenagogue. To stimulates or increases menstrual flow. 

Insect Repellent - southernwood contain essential oil with powerful insect repellent properties. In the past it was not uncommon to put the leaves in closets and cupboards to keep moths away.

Skin Conditions - it is applied to small wounds in order to stop them bleeding and help them to heal. The herb is also used externally in aromatic bathes and as a poultice to treat skin conditions.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Southernwood Herb Tincture 500ml
Weight 0.590000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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