Artemisia afra has been used as an indigenous herb for centuries and is said to help with the symptoms of colds and flu. It is said to be a great way to treat a virus. A bitter tasting herb, it is often taken as a tea and sweetened with sugar or honey. This tincture is taken 5-10 drops at a time in a little water or juice once a day to maintain health and boost the immune system. More doses can be taken during times of illness.