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  • Color: Dark green
  • Oil Consistency: Medium
  • Perfumery Note: Base
  • Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Scent: Bitter, earthy, warming and stimulating.

Action: Anthelmintic, antioxidant, antimicrobial, choleretic, deodorant, emmenagogue, febrifuge, insect repellent, narcotic, stimulant (digestion), tonic, vermifuge, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic.

Benefits, Indications: Used for stimulating the digestion, liver and gall bladder, warts, constipation, intestinal parasites. Chemical Constituents: A-thujone, b-thujone, sabinene, myrcene, trans-sabinol, trans-sabinyl acetate, linalyl acetate, geranyl propionate

Companion Oils: Anise, angelica, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, black pepper, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram, palmarosa, ravensara, rosemary, tansy

Precautions: Wormwood is still considered dangerous as it is labeled a neurotoxin. Care is needed if you use Wormwood and supervision from a certified aromatherapist is advised. Not recommended in Aromatherapy considered dangerous. Can cause nightmares, convulsions, vomiting and brain damage.

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