Artemisia afra is one of the most widely used herbal remedies in South Africa.
Artemisia afra is a highly aromatic, medicinal plant which has been used for treating a variety of ailments such as coughs, fevers, colds, chills, dyspepsia, loss of appetite, colic, croup, whooping-cough, diabetes, bladder and kidney disorders.
A recent, unsubstantiated paper from South Africa reports a strong antihypertensive effect of Artemisia afra.
Also known as: Wormwood or Sagewood (English); wildeals (Afrikaans); umhlonyane (Xhosa); umhlonyane (Zulu); lengana (Sotho).
Adults: 2 capsules daily, Children between 6 & 12 years: 1 capsule daily