Artemisia absinthium


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Related to Artemisia absinthium: Artemisia annua, absinthe, wormwood, Thujone
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Noun1.Artemisia absinthium - aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absintheArtemisia absinthium - aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
absinth, absinthe - strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
wormwood - any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
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Artemisia absinthium showed a higher effect to prevent or relieve a cough induced by ammonia compared with the other studied medicinal plants.
Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) is a herbaceous, perennial plant with fibrous roots.
Determination of the chemical composition and antioxidant activity of the essential oil of Artemisia dracunculus and of the antifungal and antibacterial activities of Turkish Artemisia absinthium, A.
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Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium L.)--A curious plant with both neurotoxic and neuroprotective properties.
Estudios precedentes han sugerido que entre las plantas medicinales mas usadas en Ecuador se encuentran: Artemisia absinthium, Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Parthenium hysterophorus Linn, Piper carpunya Ruiz & Pav y Taraxacum officinale (Aguirre-Mendoza, Linares-Palomino, & Peter Kvist, 2006; Ceron, 2006; Sanchez, Kvist, & Aguirre, 2006).
Some substances showed an antitumor effect like Artemisinin, an active constituent of Chinese wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) which is a potent antimalarial and recently research showed its antiangiogenic properties (Efferth et al., 2001; 2002).
Strew dried and pulverized wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) or pennyroyal (Mentha pulegiurri) leaves on pet beds and outdoor sleeping spots to repel mites and ticks.
Artemisia absinthium one of these herbs has traditionally been used in different societies for antibiotic antiparasitic antifungal and antipyretic purposes.