West Asia. However, it is cultivated in various parts of the world for its trade. It is one of the most bitter herbs that exist.
This plant is often used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages. Vermouth, for example, is a drink that owes its flavor to this plant. Another very famous drink made with absinthe is absinthe, which however today is prohibited in many countries.
- Traditionally it was used medicinally as a natural treatment for irritable bowel syndrome, colds, chronic fever, heartburn and even to improve the functioning of the immune system.
- It has antibacterial properties and can be used on cuts, bumps and scrapes to speed up the healing process and prevent infections.
- It has natural anesthetic characteristics, which is why it has been used to treat pain associated with rheumatism and arthritis.
- It acts as an antiparasitic, which has made it known and widely used throughout all these years, as it eliminates intestinal worms.
- In addition, it stimulates menstruation and improves blood circulation. And as if that were not enough, it is also known that it can relieve menstrual cramps.
- Stimulates the digestive system and improves digestion.