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ab·sin·thi·um

(ab-sin'thē-ŭm),
The dried leaves and tops of Artemisia absinthium (family Compositae). Now seldom used, the infusion formerly was used as a tonic; in large or frequently repeated doses it produces headache, trembling, and epileptiform convulsions.
Synonym(s): wormwood
[L., fr. G. apsinthion]
A perennial shrub that contains absinthum—a bitter principle—carotene, tannins, vitamin C, and volatile oils,—e.g., thujone and chamazulene; wormwood was once used as an anthelmintic, emmenagogue, an appetite stimulant, and to increased gastric and bile secretion
Toxicity Convulsions, impotence, muscular weakness, nausea, vomiting, and possibly death; per the FDA, wormwood is ‘unsafe’
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This randomized, double-blind, parallel groups, non-inferiority trial was conducted to compare the efficacy and safety of Artemisia absinthium ointment and liniment versus piroxicam gel.
absinthium pero recolectada en otros paises se puede observar que, el monoterpeno [alfa]-tuyona (17,9-20,9%) y su isomero [beta]-tuyona (40,7-59,9%) han sido identificados en varias muestras procedentes de Francia, Croacia y Argentina, entre los componentes mayoritarios [12-13].
absinthium fueron superiores a los obtenidos por Lee, Thiruvengadam, Chung y Nagella (2013), pero mas bajos que los encontrados por Canadanovic-Brunet et al.
Preventive and Curative Effects of Artemisia absinthium on Acetaminophen and CCI4-induced Hepatotoxicity.
Euphorbia resinifera and Artemisia absinthium were the two other species each of which caused one death (Table 2).
MYR Epazote Chenopodium ambrosioides CHE Estafiate Artemisa sp AST Floripondio rosado Brugmansia candida SOL Floripondio Brugmansia candida SOL Framboyan Delonix regia LEG Geranios Pelargonium hortorum GER Granadal Punica granatum PUN Guayabal Psidium guajava MYR Hierba buena Mentha sativa LAM Hierba maestra Artemisa absinthium AST Hierva santa Piper sanctum PIP Higuerilla Ricinus communis EUP Huamuchil Pithecellobium dulce LEG Jacaranda Jacaranda mimosifolia BIG Laurel de la india Ficus retusa MOR Limonar Citrus aurantifolium RUT Maguey Agave sp AGA Mango Mangifera indica ANA Manzanilla Matricaria chamomilla AST Maracuya Passiflora edulis PAS Nanche roja Malphigia mexicana MALP Naranjal Citrus aurantium var.
For absinthe is made with the herb wormwood, less well known as artemisia absinthium.
Vermouth (French word from the German Wermutkraut, referring to Artemisia absinthium L.
Acaricidal properties of Artemisia absinthium and Tanacetum vulgare (Asteraceae) essential oils obtained by three methods of extraction.
Good examples of medicinal plants introduced to gardens are motherwort Leonurus cardiaca, common comfrey Symphytum officinale, and absintium Artemisia absinthium.