Bitter tonic, Analgesic and Anthelmintic.
Traditionally used for coughs, colds, sore throat, influenza, asthma, headaches, indigestion, flatulence, colic constipation. Gout and intestinal worms.
Also used for colic, earache and maleria.
Known as African wormwood or sagewood – Artemisia afra – is a highly aromatic plant also known as wildeals (Afrikaans), umhlonyane (Xhosa), umhlonyane (Zulu) and lengana in Tswana.