Wormwood Tea

Learning about Wormwood Tea

Wormwood tea was once used as a way to help decrease tapeworms and other parasites such as roundworm.  This tea has been known to be a benefit to humans and animals such as dogs and cats.  It can assist in digestion and has been known to have anti-inflammatory properties as well.  While this has been used as a treatment for worms in the past, if you think that you have a tapeworm or another type of parasite you should always to talk to your doctor before you start any type of home treatment such as wormwood tea.


Wormwood tea is not the only form of wormwood that you can find.  It is thought to have a lot of power over your senses and it can help remove negative thoughts from your mind.  Individuals that believe in the power of the gods have been known to use wormwood in different forms in order to carry out spells and to alter ones moods.  While many people believe in the power that wormwood has, it is always best to remember that it can still cause a lot of harm to ones body if it is used incorrectly or taken in large amounts.  You should fully understand all of these concerns if you are considering using wormwood in any form.

It is always best to talk to your doctor first because there are a few side effects related to wormwood tea that you need to be aware of.  It is important to understand that it should not be taken for a large amount of time because it can be toxic if to much of it is consumed by you.  You should also realize that if you are pregnant and you consume wormwood tea it may cause you to have contractions.  This tea may also cause harm to your kidneys and that is something that should be taking into consideration.  It is not recommended for internal use by many doctors because of the toxicity related to its use.  Therefore, even if you find out how to make it, you should not use it without talking to your doctor first.


Wormwood may be used in order to help keep your home clean and clear from pests. You may want to think about spreading some of it around your home in order to help keep fleas away.  While this may be a benefit for humans you need to think about your pets. You also want to think about any small children that you have around your home.  You do not want to use the wormwood in order to get rid of fleas and bugs and leave it in an area where it may be consumed by a pet or a small child.  You need to make sure that it is placed in a location where it can not be consumed or touched.  This is the safest thing to do. You may also want to wash your hands when you are finished touching it just to be safe.

Even though wormwood tea did have a lot of positive benefits years ago, you need to speak to a professional before you attempt to use it.  This article has clearly stated many of the negative aspects related to wormwood weather it is used as a tea or not.  It is always best to be safe.  There are a lot of other ways to treat parasites so it may be best to talk to your doctor about another treatment other than wormwood.  You can also talk to the vet about safe ways to get rid of fleas in your home.  Wormwood is not the only option you have.