Artemisia dracunculus

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Related to Artemisia dracunculus: French tarragon
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Noun1.Artemisia dracunculus - aromatic perennial of southeastern RussiaArtemisia dracunculus - aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
estragon, tarragon - fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
artemisia - any of various composite shrubs or herbs of the genus Artemisia having aromatic green or greyish foliage
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Recent research studies have reported that Artemisia herba alba, (10) Artemisia dracunculus, (10) and Artemisia deserti, (19) have clear potentials.
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.
The extract of Artemisia dracunculus leaves appear to be potentially useful for decreasing the incidence of coronary diseases in human, given the positive results of experimental studies conducted in rats [13].
In particular, tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) and star anise (Illicium verum) yield essential oils that are almost exclusively the isomers of 4-methoxyphenylpropene (estragole and anethole).