African Wormwood essential oil
African Wormwood

African wormwood, also known as wilde-als by the Afrikaans community, is native to South Africa and grows form the Cederberg Mountains in the Cape, to as far north as Ethiopia.

African wormwood essential oil is extracted from the leaves of the plant, using steam distillation. The harvest time of the African wormwood plant starts in mid-March, when the flowers are just starting to form, and lasts until the end of May.

African wormwood oil

Properties of African wormwood essential oil

African wormwood essential oil can be used as a local anaesthetic, helping to relieve pain caused by rheumatism, neuralgia and arthritis. When inhaled or added to a hot bath, it can help relieve other pains, such as headaches and menstrual pain.

This essential oil is also antibacterial and antimicrobial, killing harmful bacteria and microbes in the body. This helps prevent infections, both internally and externally. It can also be used to reduce fever caused by infections.

When inhaled, African wormwood oil brings relief from nasal congestion. It can also be added to a lotion and used to treat haemorrhoids.

This essential oil can also relieve inflammation. This is done by putting a few drops on a warm compress and applying it to the affected area.

African wormwood oil is also an effective insecticide and has been known to kill intestinal worms.

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