Native to Asia and extracted from the leaf of Artemisia annua L. is a common type of wormwood. Commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat fever. Artimisia annua is one of the four medical plants with the highest oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) level. It produces high phenolic compounds, which result in high antioxidant activity. Over 50 different phenolic compounds were identified analysing A. annua.
Artemisinin, Arteannuin, Dihydroartemisinic acid, Artemisic acid, Artemisinic acid, etc.
Potential benefits of Artemisia Extract
- Helps in reducing inflammation caused by Arthritis
- Restrain plasmodium growth and directly kill plasmodium
- Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial
- Relieve cough and asthma
- Reduce blood pressure, reduce the intensity of fever and restrain a dermatophyte