Perennial wormwood-like plant is the source of a potent spice and vermifuge.
In sufficient dosage, and especially if the seeds are taken by themselves, the plant will aid in expulsion of intestinal worms.
The dried leaf is traditionally mixed in bean dishes, a tasty practice that also allays flatus.
Strew seed on surface of sandy soil and keep moist until germination.
Plant prefers full sun and does well in waste ground.