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NATURAL & ORGANIC PRODUCTS: Wholesale distributors South Africa
NATURAL & ORGANIC PRODUCTS: Wholesale distributors South Africa

African Wormwood Essential Oil - Cough and Fever Relief

Pure Indigenous's African Wormwood Essential Oil (10ml) is believed to have magical properties, particularly as a love charm. Common uses of African Wormwood Essential Oil include relief from coughs, colds, flu, fever and headaches when inhaled. It's also widely used as an insect repellent.

  • Eases coughs, blocked nasal passages and tight chests when inhaled
  • Relieves headaches, fever and flu
  • Rids feet and shoes of bad odor 
  • Is thought to promote libido
  • Heals wounds and insect bites
  • Moth repellent and natural insecticide spray


  • African Wormwood Oil (Artemisia Afra), also known as wild wormwood, African wormwood, wilde-als and zengana, is named after the Greek goddess Artemis. It's a common species in South Africa and a popular medicinal plant. 

Directions for use

Place a few drops of African Wormwood Essential Oil in your shoes or socks to combat bad smell.

Use a few drops of oil with steam inhalation if you have a cold, flu, fever, cough, headache or nasal congestion.

Caution: Essential oils should not be taken internally. Add to a carrier oil as a massage oil, rub onto temples, use as a burner oil or as a steam inhalation. Essential oils are not recommended during pregnancy, breastfeeding or on babies/children.