What are the health benefits of mugwort tea?

This is an automatically translated article.

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.
Trà ngải cứu
Trà ngải cứu có tác dụng hỗ trợ giảm cân
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.
Trà ngải cứu
Nên bảo quản lá cây ngải cưu trong lọ thủy tinh đậy kín

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.

Please dial HOTLINE for more information or register for an appointment HERE. Download MyVinmec app to make appointments faster and receive 15% off for consultation fee at the first appointment (applied from 17th October to 31th December, 2022). MyVinmec app is also available and convenient for your bookings management and Telehealth service with Vinmec doctors all in one.


Relating articles
  • aflibercept
    Uses of Aflibercept

    Aflibercept belongs to the group of medicines used to treat ophthalmic diseases. The unwanted side effects of drugs often damage the eyes. Let's learn about Aflibercept drug to understand its uses, uses and interactions.

  • Beovu
    Uses of Beovu

    Beovu is used to treat macular degeneration in the elderly. You may experience some eye-related side effects while using the drug. Here is some information about Beovu drug for your reference.

  • thuốc Verteporfin
    Verteporfin: Uses, indications and precautions when using

    Verteporfin injection is used in combination with photodynamic therapy (laser light treatment) to treat abnormal growth of leaky blood vessels in the eye caused by macular degeneration, pathological nearsightedness, or disease histoplasmosis (a fungal infection) of the eye.

  • Tia cực tím là nguyên nhân gây viêm da
    How does UV exposure affect the eyes continuously?

    Hello doctor, Doctor, can you tell me how the continuous ultraviolet rays affect the eyes? How does it affect the eyes? Thank you.

  • Điều trị thoái hóa điểm vàng
    Treatment of macular degeneration

    Bệnh thoái hóa điểm vàng ở mắt là một trong những nguyên nhân hàng đầu giảm thị lực ở người từ 65 tuổi trở lên, khi điểm vàng bị thoái hóa, thị lực vùng trung tâm sẽ bị mờ, tối, ...