Artemisia vulgaris

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Related to Artemisia vulgaris: Artemisia absinthium, Artemisia annua, wormwood


See Moxabustion.
Herbal medicine
A perennial shrub that contains absinthin, flavonoids, tannin and volatile oil, which is used for menstrual dysfunction and cramping, threatened abortion and as a natural insect repellant.

Mugwort should not be used in pregnancy.


(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 vulgaris,

n See mugwort.
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An investigation of the antimalarial activity of Artemisia vulgaris leaf extract in a rodent malaria model.
Antimalarial properties of Artemisia vulgaris L ethanolic leaf extract in a Plasmodium berghei murine malaria model.
We treat Artemisia vulgaris, a Eurasian plant closely related to the hosts of O.
We previously observed that Artemisia vulgaris Linn.
In present research, Artemisia vulgaris and Aspalathus linearis were investigated for the possible urinary bladder-relaxant action.
Extraction of plant material: Artemisia vulgaris aerial parts were collected and shade dried followed by crushing.
Antispasmodic and bronchodilator activities of Artemisia vulgaris are mediated through dual blockade of muscarinic receptors and calcium influx.
A mass test of larval survival on Artemisia vulgaris was performed (August 1991) by releasing 1- or 2-day-old larvae into a "garden" of 15 closely adjacent, luxuriantly leafy Artemisia stems in a rack of vials of water.
communa; this species can be reared in the laboratory through a complete life cycle on (5) Artemisia vulgaris, introduced from Europe into eastern North America.
Modest feeding and at least some growth occurred on Chrysopsis, Artemisia vulgaris, and Eupatorium, but preimaginal mortality was complete or almost so.