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What is wormwood: wormwood is a perennial herb or a slightly semi-shrub plant with a strong aroma.The main root is obvious, slightly thick and long, up to 1.5 cm in diameter, with many lateral roots; there are often recumbent underground rhizomes and vegetative branches.Stems solitary or few, 80-150 (-250) cm high, with obvious longitudinal ribs, brown or taupe, base slightly lignified,upper part herbaceous,with a few short branches, branch length 3-5 cm;Stems and branches are covered with gray spider silky pilose.Wormwood is closely related to the lives of Chinese people.On the occasion of the Dragon Boat Festival, people always put moxa at home to "avoid evil spirits".The dried plants are soaked in water and fumigated to disinfect and relieve itching.Bathe or fumigate.The whole herb is used as medicine,which has the functions of warming the meridian,dehumidification,dispelling cold, hemostasis, anti-inflammatory, relieving asthma, relieving cough, anti-abortion, anti-allergic,etc.It is recorded in the medical records of the past dynasties as "the essential medicine for hemostasis",and it is also one of the commonly used gynecological medicines.It is especially good for treating gynecological diseases of deficiency and cold, and it can also treat chronic bronchitis and asthma in the elderly.Pharmaceutical pillows, medicinal vests, prevention and treatment of chronic bronchitis or asthma in the elderly, and stomach pain due to deficiency and cold; dried and crushed mugwort leaves to obtain "moxa velvet", which can be used to make moxa sticks for moxibustion, and can also be used as raw materials for "moxa ointment".In addition, the whole plant can be used as a pesticide for killing insects or smoked for room disinfection and insecticide.The wormwood is processed and made into a wormwood ointment, which is also very convenient to use.
Efficacy, effect and contraindications of wormwood ointment.
Reduce redness, swelling, and itching; relieve red prickly heat, eczema and "red butt".
Disinfect, kill insects, inhibit bacteria, treat skin, head and face wind-heat sores, and itchy yellow water after breaking.
Contraindications of wormwood cream.
Inedible, pay attention to dosage.
Which is better, wormwood ointment or comfrey ointment?
Wormwood paste is better, because comfrey paste contains a certain amount of comfrey leaf root essence, and because comfrey contains certain toxicity, so comfrey paste is not unusable, it should be used with caution, and wormwood paste can be used with confidence.In spring and summer, relieve six major skin problems such as sun damage, insect bites, baby eczema, minor burns, "red buttocks", redness, swelling and itching.In autumn and winter, it can effectively relieve skin itching symptoms caused by dryness, clothing friction, external pollution and other reasons.Suitable for babies and the whole family.Nowadays, more and more people pay attention to health preservation.Many people try to use moxibustion to remove moisture in the body and improve their physical fitness. Combining the use of wormwood ointment can improve the effect of moxibustion and achieve the purpose of nourishing and moisturizing the skin.Before moxibustion, apply the mugwort ointment on the acupuncture points and rub it repeatedly until it is absorbed, so that the effect of moxibustion can be multiplied with half the effort. When working in the afternoon, many people will inevitably feel drowsy and work efficiency is very low.At this time, you can use wormwood ointment to smear on the temples or put it in front of your nose and smell it.The smell of wormwood ointment is very fresh and pleasant.The menthol component in it can stimulate the nerve center of the brain and make the brain feel excited, thus effectively refreshing the mind.
The practice of mugwort cream
Composition:70 grams of mugwort leaves, eucalyptus oil, northern mugwort, lavender, evening primrose.Preparation method: add appropriate amount of water and fry together, remove slag, and concentrate into paste.Usage: Apply a small amount of ointment to the affected area each time, 2-3 times a day or spread the paste on tissue paper and paste it.Wormwood ointment is better than comfrey ointment.Wormwood ointment is a universal healing ointment.For example,it can be used for eczema, prickly heat,mosquito bites, and abrasions.