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As taken from WebMD's website, Star Anise is used also by people to treat:
- Crohn's disease. Early research shows that taking wormwood daily for 6-10 weeks improves symptoms, quality of life, and mood in some patients with Crohn's disease. It also seems to reduce the number of steroids needed by people with this condition. - A certain kidney disease called IgA nephropathy. Early research shows that taking wormwood daily for 6 months can reduce blood pressure and levels of protein in the urine in people with IgA nephropathy. - Osteoarthritis. Early research suggests that applying ointment or liniment containing wormwood to the knee might reduce pain in people with osteoarthritis. But it doesn’t seem to improve stiffness or function. Wormwood also doesn’t seem to be as effective as using a prescription gel containing a medicine called piroxicam. - Gallbladder disorders. - Increasing sweating. - Indigestion. - Insect bites. - Loss of appetite. - Low sexual desire. - Spasms. - Worm infestations. - Wounds. - Other conditions.