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Artemisia

/Ar·te·mi·sia/ (ahr″tĕ-mis´e-ah) [L.] a genus of composite-flowered plants. A. absin´thium is common wormwood and A. vulga´ris (mugwort) is the source of moxa and is also used orally.

Artemisia

(art?e-mezh'(e-)a) [L. artemisia fr. Gr Artemis, Artemis (the goddess) + -ia]
A large genus of plants belonging to the daisy family.

Artemisia annua

A Chinese herb used as a source of artesunate (an antimalarial drug).

Artemisia vulgaris

See: mugwort

Artemisia

a genus of the plant family Asteraceae. Includes A. filifolia, A. canescens, A. spinescens, A. vulgaris (mugwort) and more than 200 other plants comprising a large part of the sagebrush of the western range of the USA. Under exceptional circumstances and with very heavy grazing they may cause unspecified poisonings. A. canescens causes selenium poisoning of sheep.

Artemisia absinthium
contains oil of absinthe and may be irritant. Called also wormwood.
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