Artemisia Afra also referred to as Lengana in Sesotho and Umhlonyane in SiZulu is one of South Africa’s most well known Indigenous Teas.Known as a traditional remedy for flu’s and cold’s this plant also provides the following benefits:Artemisia species are widely used in traditional medicine all over the world with different and well-known therapeutic applications. They exhibit anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antimicrobial, insecticidal, antimalarial, antifungal, and antioxidant activities.
Artemisia Afra is indigenous to South Africa, an organic and natural plan. It is also known as African Wormwood / Sagewood / Lengana / uMhlonyane. This tea may also be used as a steaming method to open up your nasil passage and airways. ... DescriptionPerennialIndigenous to South Africa.Rigid stems, up to 1.8m, grows in clumps.Leaves - soft, dark green, covered in whitish bristles.Blossoms in late summer - bracts of inconspicuous, butter-colored flowers.Deciduous. Full sun. Drought tolerant.Prune at the end of winter to encourage new growth in spring.Parts UsedRoots, stems, leaves.Medicinal Uses. It is said thatEnemas, poultices, vapor, infusions, body washes, lotions, smoked, snuffed or drunk as a tea. Bitter taste.Blood purifier - acne and boils.Colds, headaches, coughs, fever, earache, malaria, diabetes meilitus, intestinal parasites, stomach disorders, loss of appetite, colic.Insert fresh leaves into the nostrils to clear blocked nasal passages and place leaves in socks for sweaty feet.Anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, pain-relieving - wormwood dressing of hot leaves bound over sprains, arthritic and rheumatic swellings.
Umhlonyane / Lengana / Artemisia Afra / Wormwood for Sale
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