Artemisia vulgaris


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

mugwort

Acupuncture
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.

Toxicity
Mugwort should not be used in pregnancy.
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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
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Similarly, we recommended that they implement some program to monitor and attempt to reduce or eliminate the large colonies of Artemisia vulgaris and Humulusjaponicus along the river corridor at the southern end of the property.
(#) ARTEMISIA VULGARIS L.--RC; Common; C = 0; BSUH 19608.
Mass propagation and essential oil analysis of Artemisia vulgaris. J Biosci Bioeng 2008; 105(3): 176-83.
An investigation of the antimalarial activity of Artemisia vulgaris leaf extract in a rodent 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.
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.
Ag mae'n ddiddorol sylwi mai Artemisia vulgaris ydi enw gwyddonol y planhigyn ac mai Artemis oedd y dduwies Roegaidd oedd gofal am famau a phlant.
In fact, this silver color, associated with the moon goddess Artemis, is where Artemisia vulgaris gets its name.
MUGWORT (ARTEMISIA VULGARIS) Aching feet, anti-malaria The Roman soldiers scattered it along the roads they built.