The dried leaf or extract of the Artemisia annua plant or its natural derivative artemisinin are available as supplements with anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties.
Affordability and access
Other names and brands
Plant leaves and powdered and liquid extracts are available for purchase in the US. You may find artemisinin under these alternate names and brands:
- Annual wormwood
- Artemisinin (extract used in cancer)
- Qing Hao
- Sweet Annie
- Sweet sagewort
- Sweet wormwood
Where to access
Artemisinin, a natural compound extracted from Artemisia annua, is available for purchase as a supplement.
- Drug stores
- Supplement stores
- Online supplement distributors
- Moderate cost (between $500 US and $2000 US/year)