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Doctor insights on: Wormwood Side Effects

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Are there health benefits to wormwood?

Are there health benefits to wormwood?

Yes: Wormwood is best known for its anti-parasitic qualities. It has also been used to aid digestion, treat diarrhea, as a diuretic, an insect repellant, an antiseptic and to reduce fever. ...Read more

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Absinthium vs wormwood risks?

Absinthium vs wormwood risks?

Uncertain: All these preparations contain alkaloids that have unknown effects. One of my colleagues who works at a medical school nearby has written about them, seriously concerned about permanent brain damage. I'd shun both. ...Read more

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Are wormwood capsules a safe, alternative medicine?

Are wormwood capsules a safe, alternative medicine?

NO!!!: Most herbal medicines are quite safe but wormwood is not one of them! there are several varieties of wormwood, but this usually refers to artemesia absinthium. It has a long history of folk use for treating worms, dyspepsia & fever but it has the potential to cause seizures, hallucinations, kidney failure & miscarriage. See www.Drugs.Com/npp/wormwood.Html & hit the tap button to see my comment:. ...Read more

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How do you use wormwood and black walnut hull?

How do you use wormwood and black walnut hull?

Anti-parasitics: Although there are many potential benefits from wormwood & black walnut hulls, they are best known for their anti-parasitic qualities. ...Read more

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Bowel movement from wormwood and black walnut?

Bowel movement from wormwood and black walnut?

What question please: Please clarify what you are asking. We are happy to help if we know your concerns... ...Read more

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Is it safe to take one tablet daily of artemisia absinthium (wormwood) dietary supplement?

Is it safe to take one tablet daily of artemisia absinthium (wormwood) dietary supplement?

Safety of wormwood: Wormwood is an herb that is not known to have any definitely beneficial properties. It might be safe in the quantities used in supplements, but there doesn't seem to be any real reason to be trying it, and it can be dangerous if you have seizures or are taking a centrally acting medication. It affects brain chemicals. http://www.medicinenet.com/wormwood/supplements-vitamins.htm. ...Read more

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Are the herbs: the original wormwood combination, cloves, and blue moon good for killing the warts virus?

Are the herbs: the original wormwood combination, cloves, and blue moon good for killing the warts virus?

Herbs for warts: Almost any remedy will work about 10% of the time but in my experience there are many more effective treatments available. ...Read more

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Do herbal parasite cleanses work to get rid of intestinal worms? Herbs include Black Walnut Hull, Wormwood, Cloves, etc

Do herbal parasite cleanses work to get rid of intestinal worms?  Herbs include Black Walnut Hull, Wormwood, Cloves, etc

Herbal treatments: The only treatments I know of for intestinal worms are medicines as they have to selectively kill the worms and not hurt you. How do you know you have intestinal worms? ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more