Ambrosia tenuifolia, this is the scientific name of the plant known as ambrosia, but it also receives other names depending on where it is foundThus, it can be called wild worm, carprineira, ragweed, wild wormwood, artemija, mugwort, cloves, cloves and santa maria.

Belonging to the Asteraceae family, this plant has its origin in Mexico. However, its composition is so rich in substances that are beneficial to the body that it was disseminated around the world and today it can be found in online health food stores with ease.

Herb Properties

  • Antispasmodic;
  • Anthelmintic;
  • Antileukoreic;
  • Soothing;
  • Digestive;
  • Stomachic;
  • Febrifuge;
  • Haemostatics;
  • Tonic.

Benefits of ambrosia

This plant can be considered an ally of the body’s digestive system, considering that it is indicated in the treatment of bad digestion, bowel cramps and nausea. In addition, it can be used in cases of nasal bleeding, hemoptysis and liver disorders. Finger infections, St. Guido’s disease and skin rashes are other problems that can be treated with ambrosia.

How to use this plant?

The best and safest way to use ambrosia is through a tea made from the leaves of the plant. For this, it is necessary to prepare an infusion with 15 g of the herb in a liter of boiling water. After mixing the items, it is necessary to leave them muffled for up to 10 minutes.

Strain the liquid and consume the tea without added sugar, honey or any other sweetener. The pure form of the drink is the best way to be able to enjoy its benefits.

With regard to the correct dosage, it depends on the stage at which the problem to be fought is presented. That is, the more dangerous the disorder is, the more cups of tea that should be consumed. However, it is not recommended to go beyond four daily doses.

Recommendations and contraindications

In the case of health problems, the best option is to seek medical help, regardless of whether the chosen treatment is natural or based on chemical products.

Therefore, it is important to seek help from a qualified healthcare professional for the patient’s clinical condition. Only after the real problem is discovered it is possible to talk to the doctor about the best way to use ambrosia tea.

However, it is noteworthy that the use of this plant is not suitable for some people, such as pregnant and lactating women, as it can induce problems in babies. Children under 10 years old should also not use this product. Finally, it is necessary to be careful with ambrosia flower pollen, as this substance can cause serious allergies in the body.