Wormseed

What other names is Wormseed known by?

Absinthe Maritime, Absinthe de Mer, Armoise de Judée, Artemisia cina, Barbotine, Levant, Santonica, Santónica, Sea Wormwood, Semen Contra, Sémentine, Seriphidium cinum, Worm Seed.

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What is Wormseed?

Wormseed is an herb. The flowers are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, wormseed is used to treat worm infections.

Don't confuse wormseed with chenopodium oil (wormseed oil), wormwood oil, or wormwood. Also, since wormseed is sometimes called "levant," avoid confusion with levant berry.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Treating worm infections.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of wormseed for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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