Artemisia Absinthium

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Related to Artemisia Absinthium: Artemisia annua, absinthe, wormwood, Thujone
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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Topical administration of ointment containing Artemisia absinthium extract may improve clinical manifestation of patients suffering from KOA.
En el cuadro 1 se presentan las concentraciones promedios de los metabolitos secundarios determinados en los extractos de las plantas medicinales Artemisia absinthium, Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Parthenium hysterophorus, Piper carpunya y Taraxacum officinale.
In vitro anti-microbial activity of the Cuban medicinal plants Simarouba glauca DC Melaleuca leucadendron L and Artemisia absinthium L.
Artemisia absinthium is a rich source of terpenes, antioxidant phenolics, flavonoids, and other biologically active compounds [29].
Euphorbia resinifera and Artemisia absinthium were the two other species each of which caused one death (Table 2).
Preventive and Curative Effects of Artemisia absinthium on Acetaminophen and CCI4-induced Hepatotoxicity.
Degirmenci et al., "Comparison of the effects of Artemisia vulgaris and Artemisia absinthium growing in western Anatolia against trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis) in rats," Experimental Parasitology, vol.
Asteraceae estuvo representada por 10 generos y 12 especies que corresponden a plantas conocidas localmente como hierba maestra (Artemisia absinthium L.), manzanilla (Matricaria recutita L.), arnica (Heterotheca inuloides Cass), Santa Maria (Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch.
For absinthe is made with the herb wormwood, less well known as artemisia absinthium. At one stage, presumably well before the prison began to be built in 1875, there would have been wormwood growing where the football pitches of the Scrubs now stand.