Wormwood essential oil is used as an important ingredient in alcoholic beverages and spirit absinthe. This oil is extracted from the plant of wormwood that is grown as an ornamental plant. This plant is mainly cultivated in dry nitrogen-rich soil. This is highly used for medicinal purposes like infectious diseases and for dyspepsia. This is extracted from the plant which is a species of Artemisia and is an herbaceous perennial plant with fibrous roots. It grows from 0.8-1.2 meters.
|Product Name||:||Wormwood Essential Oil|
|Other Names||:||Green Ginger|
|Country of Origin||:||China|
|Colour||:||It has a dark green colour|
|Odor||:||It has an aromatic earthy odour|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam distillation|
|Components||:||It has camphor, thujone, thujyl acetate, myrcene|
|Solubility||:||It is insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol & oils|
Wormwood essential oil is being in used since the last century. It was used by Roman people for treating diseases caused by bacteria. It was also used by European people. In the book of William Shakespeare, wormwood is mentioned in his famous play Romeo and Juliet. Also, John Locke in 1689 used wormwood as an example of bitterness in his book. In Middle Ages, it was used for spicing mead. This oil was used as a tea in Morocco. In the 18th century, wormwood was used instead of hops in beer in England.
Wormwood essential oil is ideal to treat headaches, convulsion, stress and other related diseases. It is a highly effective insecticide. This oil is suitable for fighting infections that are caused by bacteria and virus. It works well for encouraging discharge of bile juice into the stomach. This oil is perfect for getting rid of tapeworms, hookworms and roundworms.
It is highly appreciated owing to its excellent properties such as anti-worm, anti-fungal, antimicrobial and antiphrastic. This oil is perfect for increasing sexual desire and stimulating sweating. It has a high ability to treat loss of appetite and upset stomach. This oil is ideal for curing gall bladder diseases.
Wormwood essential oil easily blends with Anise, Angelica, Lavender, Sweet Orange, Jasmine, and Oakmoss.