Stinkweed and Wormwood (Artemisia tilesii) Uses and Cures

From Wikipedia: Stinkweed or Wormwood is a species of flowering plant from the aster family. Its common names include Tilesius’ wormwood, Aleutian mugwort, and stinkweed. Artemisia tilesii has a number of historical uses in the traditional medicine systems of Alaska Native peoples.

About Riiglluk Products:

Riiglluk (Stinkweed, Artemisia, Wormwood) is a medicinal plant used by the St. Lawrence Island Yupik people for many generations. The plant is made into tea and is good for the common cold, bronchitis, cough, pneumonia, seasonal allergies, sleep aid, sinus infections, depression, and sore throat. Enjoy a cup of tea daily while it keeps you healthy! The plant is also made into salve used for aches, pains, arthritis, psoriasis, eczema, acne, itch, bug bites, topical cough relief, topical headache relief (apply on forehead), cracked skin, and dry skin. You can apply the salve daily as often as you’d like. The riiglluk tea and salve are all natural. The riiglluk plant is gathered on St. Lawrence Island and shipped to Anchorage, Alaska where it is dried, cleaned, separated, and processed.

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Uses:

Eczema cream, eczema ointment, eczema relief, eczema salve, psoriasis cream, psoriasis ointment, psoriasis relief, pain reliever, pain ointment, pain cream, itch relief, itch cream, itch ointment, acne cream (lotion, ointment), bug bite relief (cream, ointment, lotion), dry skin (lotion, cream), cracked and dried skin (cream, lotion), dry and cracked lip (balm, chapstick), arthritis pain (relieve, cream, ointment).

Tea Uses:

WARNING: PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD AVOID DRINKING TEA DURING PREGNANCY OR WHILE BREAST FEEDING. TEA IS TOXIC WHEN OVER USED. AVOID USING TEA DURING PREGNANCY.

Sore throat, cough, bronchitis, pneumonia, common cold, sleep aid, seasonal allergies, and depression.