Commonly exchanged for Artemisia Vulgares L. , better known as mugwort, Tanacetum parthenium L. is another species that received the name of Roman mugwort.

They are two plants that are very different in structure and beneficial properties. In the case of the latter, for example, in addition to being used to treat health problems, it can also be applied in gardens as an ornamental plant.

However, in this article on Tea Benefits you will discover the indications of this plant and also learn how to prepare tea from it.

Properties and benefits of this plant

  • Antispasmodic;
  • Anti-inflammatory;
  • Antileukorrheic;
  • Emmenagogue;
  • Stomachic;
  • Febrifuge.

Used to treat chronic headaches, mugwort can also be used in cases of migraines, because in both situations the plant is beneficial and can bring relief to the patient.

With regard to problems related to the stomach, the herb is ideal in combating gastric disorders. Insomnia, injuries and heart ailments can also be treated using this natural remedy.

In addition to these benefits, Roman mugwort also controls problems that affect the nerves, combats intestinal and menstrual cramps and even serves as a remedy capable of eliminating candida albicans, through baths and accents.

Roman sagebrush tea

To prepare tea from this plant, it is necessary to use three leaves and four flowers of Roman mugwort, in a cup of boiling water. After mixing the ingredients, cover the container and leave it muffled for 10 minutes. This time is enough to make the infusion ready to be consumed.

Then, just strain and ingest without adding sugar, sweetener or honey. The tip for proper consumption is to drink two to three cups a day, preferably at very different times.

Precautions and Side Effects

Mugwort Romana is contraindicated for pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under 12 years of age. These recommendations are due to the substances that exist in the plant, placing it as abortive and harmful to the development of the little ones. In addition, the herb is anticoagulant and antiplatelet, not to mention its excess toxic power.

Therefore, seek medical advice before using this plant. Even though it is not a chemical product, but a natural one, it is important that a specialist is consulted to find out what the real problem is, if this homemade medicine can be used and how it should be applied.