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Health benefits of wormwood. Wormwood capsules or tea?

Pelyno nauda sveikatai. Pelyno kapsulės ar arbata?

Wormwood (bitter root) is a fairly widespread plant in Lithuania, which has strong healing properties. The health benefits of wormwood have been known for thousands of years, but now the world is rediscovering this special herb and its benefits. An increasing number of new scientific studies confirm the incredible possibilities of this plant. 

The dried bitter gourd can be steeped in boiling water and drunk as a tea, but this herb is extremely bitter. Mainly because of this taste, wormwood capsules are the preferred method of consumption for most people. Capsules have the same effect as tea, but the intense bitterness is avoided. People often choose wormwood capsules because it is more convenient to use. You only need to take 1-2 capsules a day with a glass of water. Brewing tea and waiting for it to cool down to the right temperature takes much longer. It is also easy to find quality wormwood powder in capsules that contain 100% wormwood, dried and ground, with no impurities.

Pelyno nauda sveikatai. Pelyno kapsulės ar arbata

Wormwood cleanses the body and kills parasites, regulates the digestive and intestinal systems, strengthens the liver, protects against kidney inflammation, treats irritable bowel syndrome, improves mood and can lower blood sugar. However, both when taking wormwood capsules and drinking tea, one should follow the recommended doses and not increase this powerful natural antibiotic, as it contains thujone and thujol, which are classified as poisonous substances. 

Based on in 2020 article , the benefits of wormwood for the human body:

- Improves digestion and appetite

- Eliminates parasites

- Prevent infections

- Has antibacterial properties

- Fighting with mushrooms

- Prevents liver damage

- Anti-inflammatory

- It has antioxidants

- Stimulates the immune system

- Having the ability to damage cancer cells

- The pain of betrayal

- Protect nerve cells from damage

- Mood-lifting antidepressant

- Reduce mental confusion

- Stabilizes cell membranes.

Strengthens the body and destroys parasites 

Parasites can be the cause of many diseases. There are up to a hundred species of parasites that can live in our body. Most often, they settle in the intestines. The main symptom of worms is various rashes on the skin. Wormwood paralyzes the parasites in the intestines and they die. It can also be used to treat certain infections. Wormwood kills bacteria and fungi, has antimicrobial and antifungal properties.

For digestive and intestinal health

Wormwood is recommended for use in case of bloating, diarrhea or nausea. Absinthe is the component that gives the bitter wormwood taste. It is this bitterness that stimulates the digestive system, cleanses the body, improves appetite and helps to get rid of unnecessary pounds. Wormwood also has anti-inflammatory properties that can benefit stomach and intestinal health.

Strengthens liver and kidney function

Wormwood capsules and tea improve liver function, have an anti-inflammatory and bile-stimulating effect. It also relieves inflammation in the kidneys.

Can help those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Malaria, Covid or Lyme disease.

Scientists are still researching and searching, but already there are very interesting discoveries and signs that wormwood can help fight intestinal problems, viruses like COVID-19 or even Lyme disease and Malaria. Such a powerful effect is possible due to the extremely strong anti-inflammatory properties of wormwood. Not many plants clean the body, destroy bacteria and kill parasites in this way.

Antidepressant protecting the brain

Wormwood consumption promotes glutathione production and protects the brain. Animal studies show that wormwood can increase serotonin levels and act as an antidepressant.

Wormwood may also benefit those with neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. May have properties that reduce confusion, delirium, and disorientation.

Regulates the amount of sugar in the blood

Studies show that taking wormwood capsules can help balance blood sugar and insulin levels.

In addition, in patients with diabetes and hyperlipidemia, wormwood can prevent the accumulation of lipids and reduce blood sugar.