Sweet Wormwood is an herb that is also known as Artemisia Annua. This is a natural method which is used in the treatment for many diseases. Today this is being used most commonly for the treating malaria. This is because this has the capability of destroying the parasites. It is the same method that is used for the treating cancer also.
Wormwood is an herb that is most commonly formed in many regions like Asia, North Africa and on some parts of Europe. Iron is an important factor that is necessary for the cancer cells by which the structure of the cells gets increased while getting divided. Any kind of mechanism that helps in the destruction of this kind of cells with high level of iron without affecting the healthy cells will be more beneficial.
Artemisinin is a compound
Artemisinin is a compound that comes from the sweet wormwood which has the capability to act with the cells that is having increased amount of iron content and helps in developing the free radicals .These free radicals helps in destroying the cancer cells. The main benefit of this compound is that this helps in destroying only the cancer cells and the other healthy cells remains unaffected. This initiates for developing the free radicals so as to cure the problem
One of the reasons of Artemisinin to fight against the cancer cells is that it is capable to develop a endoperoxide bridge which is found to be reactive. This endoperoxide bridge helps to react with the iron cells and thereby produce free radical that is non toxic to destroy the cells. This cellular death of the cancer cells are known as apoptosis. Endoperoxide bridge is one of the important factor that are necessary to destroy the cancer cells. This is developed by forming the free radicals which increase the oxidation in the body and destroy the toxic cells. All the elements that are available in artimisinin are anti inflammatory and also pertain anti metastasis effect .This is also having antifungal capability and also antibacterial benefits. All these properties in this drug make this effective in using for chemotherapy and also for cancer treatment drugs. Artemisinin is used for increasing the immunity power of the body. This is used as an antiseptic and also pertain carminative effect that is used for many kinds of gastro intestinal problems. This is also used as a liver tonic and also found to be helpful for the bile secretion. This has the capability to decrease the bleeding during the menstrual cycles and also reduces the pain during this time. Stiffness during the fibromyalgia gets reduced. Many kinds of skin treatment can be cured and also reduces the inflammation. This is used in the treatment of scurvy and also prevents nose bleeding .This extract is commonly used for the treatment of African Sleeping sickness that is caused due to the parasites; only tested in animal studies.
Talking on the side effects this is found to have very less side effects than other medicines that are used for the treatment. In some conditions we can notice nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. There is also chance of having low blood pressure during the consumption of this extract.