sweet wormwood


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sweet wormwood

sweet wormwood

(not the same as common wormwood) Strong anti-viral, highly effective against malaria. Sweet-smelling, sharp, fern-like leaves. Tiny yellow-green flower clusters. Leaf tea used for malaria, dysentery, diarrhea, flu, colds. Seeds used for flatulence (gas), indigestion, night sweats
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Artemisinin from either sweet wormwood or the engineered yeast is then turned into the active antimalarial drug artesunate, and typically mixed with another antimalarial drug in what is called arteminsinin combination therapy, or ACT.
Artemisinin, a compound based on qinghaosu, or sweet wormwood, was first isolated in 1965 by Chinese military researchers.
Artemisinin, which the sweet wormwood plant produces in its leaves, is an ancient malaria remedy.
Only artemisinin, derived from the sweet wormwood plant, Artemisia annua, remains as an effective treatment, but it is expensive to produce and is frequently in short supply.
The natural compound artemisin comes from the sweet wormwood plant and can fight drug-resistant malaria, but due to its small quantities and high price, millions of people cannot get access to this remedy.
The LCMSMS machine has enhanced the firm's capabilities to extract, purify and analyse the key malaria-treatment drug artemisinin, produced by a herb called Artemisia annua, commonly known as sweet wormwood.