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(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
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List of Abbreviations ACh: Acetylcholine CEAA: Chloroform extract of Artemisia annua L.
The exhibition in Rome included ninty-five paintings, thirty of which were here attributed to Artemisia. The title of the exhibition in Italian, Artemisia Gentileschi e il suo tempo, clearly indicated that the painter's work would be shown in context, in "her time." Indeed, of the sixty-five non-Artemisia paintings on view, four were by her father, Orazio, two by the painter and writer, Giovanni Baglione (remembered as Caravaggio's nemesis), and several by the Spanish painter working in Naples, Jusepe de Ribera.
Key words: Artemisia austro-yunnanensis; Chemical components; Lignans; Phenolics; Bioactivities
In 1629 Alcala became Viceroy of Naples, and by 1630 Artemisia was in Naples, likely sent there by the papal court knowing the Duke's appreciation for her work.
By the time that Artemisia Gentileschi moved to England to work alongside her father in the court of King Charles I, she was something of an art star.
Artemisinin is the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) of Artemisia annua plant.