Virgate Wormwood Herb/Mian Yin Chen (8oz)
People take Artemisia herba-alba for cough, stomach and intestinal upset, the common cold, measles, diabetes, yellowed skin (jaundice), anxiety, irregular heartbeat, and muscle weakness. It is also used for parasitic infections such as roundworms, pinworms, tapeworms, hookworms, and flukes. (rxlist.com)
Yin chen is thought to contain chemicals that stimulate bile flow. This can help to treat gallstones. The oils in yin chen might also reduce fever, decrease swelling, increase urination, and kill fungus and bacteria. (webMD.com)
From the manufacturer:
The taste is bitter, pungent, and it is slightly cold in nature. It enters the spleen, stomach, liver, and gall bladder meridians.
Indications: Use the tea to clear away heat and dampness, reduce yellowing. Cure damp-heat jaundice, poor urination, infectious jaundice hepatitis, wind itching sore scabies. With gardenia and rhubarb to treat yang jaundice; Use it with aconite and dried ginger to treat yin jaundice.
Cautions: Do not take it if it is not caused by damp heat [infectious jaundice, inflammation with edema]