Houses of Artemisia are local multidisciplinary centres of expertise responsible for overseeing the sustainable cultivation and spread of the plant in malaria-endemic countries.
There are currently 104 Houses of Artemisia ((including 8 national Houses of Artemisia) in 26 countries.
We use the generic term “Artemisia” to refer to Artemisia afra and Artemisia annua plants that we are studying in the fight against malaria and bilharzia.
« Traditional Medicine, of proven quality, safety, and efficacy, contributes to the goal of ensuring that all people have access to care » and « will help health care leaders to develop solutions that contribute to a broader vision of improved health and patient autonomy»
WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023
Medical and legal perspectives
Artemisia annua and afra infusions have been used for centuries in China and Africa to treat parasitic diseases.
We are committed to accelerating their recognition in the provision of care for the most deprived populations.
La Maison de l’Artemisia association strongly advises against the use of Artemisia herbal tea for all travellers from countries where malaria is not endemic and who have access to medication currently recommended by the WHO.
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- Traditional medicine receives global recognition28 Aug 2020
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Treatment with Artemisia is radically changing the daily lives of many people around the world. This success comes thanks to the commitment of hundreds of people working in different sectors around the globe to put an end to malaria !
The agronomist in Musigati in Bubanza province, Burundi, swears by Artemisia. He was very ill and now he no longer has malaria.