What are the health benefits of mugwort tea?

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Wormwood tea has been used for a long time for a number of health benefits. Follow the article below to know "what does wormwood tea do?", "is it difficult to make wormwood tea?".
Wormwood, also known as wormwood, medicinal plant, lily grass and scientific name is Artemisia vulgaris, belongs to the daisy family. This is a very good herb for health thanks to its high content of nutrients including vitamins A, E, K, minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron and many antioxidant compounds such as flavonoids, ....

1. What is the effect of mugwort tea?

Wormwood has warm, spicy and bitter taste, bringing effects such as:
Anti-anxiety, depression: Flavonoid plant compounds in mugwort have the effect of improving restlessness, anxiety, helping to improve mood. Reduce stress, thereby combating anxiety and depression effectively. Supports weight loss: Wormwood tea also supports weight loss very well thanks to the B vitamins that help promote metabolism and burn fat deposited in the body.
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Improves Digestive Problems: Wormwood tea is known to improve digestive problems, especially bloating and indigestion. In addition, it also stimulates bowel movements, so it is very good to treat constipation. Regulate menstruation, relieve menstrual pain: In wormwood contains a number of compounds that are very good for a woman's uterus, helping to regulate menstruation, reducing menstrual pain. Boosts brain function: The antioxidant compounds in mugwort tea are great for brain function, helping to reduce stress, improve memory, and prevent certain diseases like Alzheimer's. Boosts Immune Health: Along with antioxidants, mugwort provides a variety of vitamins that promote immune health, eliminate free radicals, and produce more white blood cells, thereby preventing disease. disability. Protect eyesight: Wormwood tea provides a significant amount of vitamin A to improve eyesight, prevent some eye diseases such as macular degeneration. In older patients with cataracts, wormwood also helped slow the progression of the disease. Good for bones: The minerals including calcium, potassium, and iron in wormwood are very good for bones because they increase bone density, improve bone strength, help bones grow and prevent some bone diseases such as osteoporosis. the bone . Sedative, sleep support: Wormwood tea is known to be a sedative and sleep aid that is very good by eliminating stress and nourishing nerves. Detoxify the liver, purify the body: Wormwood tea contains many antioxidants that are able to support liver detoxification, reduce liver pressure, and overcome liver problems such as hepatitis. In addition, wormwood also has the effect of purifying and detoxifying the kidneys and intestines through urine and sweat excretion, reducing bacterial infections.

2. How to make simple wormwood tea

You can refer to the simple way to make wormwood tea as follows:
Step 1: Cut the top of the wormwood tree (about 1/3 of the upper part of the branch), you can use the root part. Step 2: Dilute warm salt water to soak the wormwood that has just been harvested, wash away the dirt on the tree. Then take it out and let it dry in the shade until it is completely dry. Step 3: Chop the wormwood branch into small pieces, put it in a pan with the leaves, dry roast until the leaves and stem turn yellow, fragrant, then turn off the heat, let it cool. Can be stored in a sealed glass jar for storage. Making wormwood tea is very simple, just put dried wormwood in boiling water and steep for 10 minutes, remove the residue and add sugar or honey to enjoy.
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3. Some notes when using wormwood tea

Although wormwood has many very good health effects, abuse can cause some unwanted effects such as: Notes when using wormwood tea include:
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use wormwood tea because the thujone in it can cause miscarriage and some other compounds can be excreted through breast milk, not good for babies. Some people with atopic allergies may be allergic to mugwort pollen with symptoms such as hives, swelling of the throat, tongue, lips, stomach pain, or skin irritation. In summary, wormwood tea has long been used as a favorite drink for many people, especially women, because it helps regulate menstruation and relieve menstrual pain. In addition, it also supports weight loss, improves digestion and memory problems. However, overdoing this drink can be harmful to health.

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