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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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Shuai, "Lignans and sesquiterpene lactones from Artemisia sieversiana and Inula racemosa" Phytochemistry, vol.
Sharma, "The genus Artemisia: a comprehensive review," Pharmaceutical Biology, vol.
Tabatabaei-Anaraki, "Composition of the essential oils of Artemisia turanica Krasch., Helichrysum oocephalum Boiss.
Dichloromethane or methanol extracts of six different Artemisia annua samples of different origin have been tested for their activity to inhibit the growth of trypanosomes.
Three phytochemicals have been included into the analysis, which have been described as constituents of Artemisia annua (Dr.
Table 1 Relative abundance of artemisinin, arteanuine B and scopoletin in dichloromethane and methanol extracts of different Artemisia annua specimens as measured by GLC-MS.
Furthermore, we tested the activity of the Artemisia extracts towards HeLa cells (Fig.
The narrator of Artemisia is exactly that: a narrator, a figure who, although she takes the role of "the author," is in no way to be considered identical with Banti herself.
In Artemisia, therefore, there is no privileged voice; all hierarchies have been suspended.
The boundaries of the individual subject, therefore, have broken down in Artemisia, have become scattered, random, de-structured, reduced to rubble.
The construction of an alternate kind of identity is explored in Artemisia through a predominantly visual metaphor.