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.

What is Wormseed?

Wormseed is an herb. The flowers are used to make medicine. Avoid confusing wormseed with chenopodium oil (or wormseed oil), wormwood oil, or wormwood. Avoid confusing wormseed, also referred to as levant, with levant berry.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Treating worm infections.

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