Single Herbs

Wormwood, Wilde Als – Artemisia Afra

Wilde Als is indigenous to South Africa.

Wilde Als is an antiseptic and tonic herb. It can be used as

  • enemas
  • poultices
  • vapor
  • infusions
  • body washes and
  • lotions.

It can be smoked, snuffed or drunk as a tea. 

Wilde Als is a blood purifier for acne and boils. It can be used to treat

  • colds
  • headaches
  • coughs
  • fever
  • loss of appetite
  • colic
  • earache
  • malaria
  • diabetes mellitus
  • intestinal parasites and
  • stomach disorders

Place the leaves in socks for sweaty feet.

Wilde Als has

  • anti-inflammatory
  • antidepressant and
  • pain-relieving properties

Use a Wilde Als tea to disinfect cuts and grazes.


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