Organic African Wormwood Essential Oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the wild wormwood plant native to South and East Africa. This oil offers a variety of medicinal benefits, including relieving nasal congestion, providing pain relief, digestion support, and acting as an anti-inflammatory. Organic African Wormwood oil can even be used in the garden as an organic pesticide, particularly great for warding off moths. With its antibacterial properties, this warm, spicy scented oil is a pleasant addition to any winter wellness essential oils collection.
Specific Benefits of African Wormwood Essential Oil:
Anti-inflammatory… African Wormwood Essential Oil can be used topically in a warm compress to ease aching joints and nerves for those who are suffering with rheumatism, arthritis or nerve pain.
Digestion… African Wormwood has been linked to decreased acidity and better breakdown of food in the body. This may help people who suffer from acid reflux or stomach difficulties after eating.
Pain relief… This essential oil has been known to act as a local anesthetic. A few drops in a hot bath can help alleviate pains, such as headaches and menstrual cramps.
Antibacterial and antimicrobial… Traditionally, African Wormwood has been utilized to treat colds, influenza, whooping cough, and even malaria. With a few drops of this essential oil in a steam shower or bath, you can relieve nasal congestion and fight off infection during cold and flu season.