Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
Wormwood grows in Europe, northern Africa, parts of Asia, and North and South America. It is approved by Commission E for loss of appetite and dyspeptic complaints. In folk medicine, it is used internally for gastric insufficiency, intestinal atonia, gastritis, stomachache and loss of appetite (see PDR for Herbal Medicines, 2nd Ed., p. 830).
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