As it has cholagogue property, it promotes discharge of bile from liver into the stomach and stimulates other discharges too. The parasitic worms like round worms, tape worms, hook worms etc. found in human body cannot withstand the toxicity of Wormwood Essential Oil and are killed. It can also be used to treat anorexia, insomnia, anaemia, lack of appetite, flatulence, stomach aches and jaundice and other ailments such as indigestion and loose motions arising from improper functioning of liver.
It is anti helmitic, cholagogue, deodorant, digestive, emenagogue, febrifuge, insecticide, narcotic, vermifuge and tonic.