Effective for malaria – A recent review of studies on Artimisinin, a constituent of Artemesia annua, used for malaria demonstrated that it can be life saving even in severe illness. (JAMA Vol. 297, No. 21, June 6, 2007; 2381-2390)
Wormwood and Crohn’s Disease – a small study with 40 patients with Crohn’s Disease demonstrated “steroid-sparing effect” as well as a marked increase in the quality of life and mood that is not seen with other medications. (‘Phytomedicine’ 2007 Feb;14(2-3):87-95. Epub 2007 Jan 19)