Absinthe was first formulated in Switzerland around 1790 by distilling an alcoholic brew infused with botanicals and herbs that included anise, hyssop, lemon balm, Florence fennel and of course Artemisia absinthium
, or wormwood.
Further, the principle flavoring ingredient, Artemesia absinthium
, or Grand Wormwood, contained thujone, which was said to be a carcinogen and/or hallucinogenic at very high concentrations.
It is a highly alcoholic (45 per cent to 75 per cent) spirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium
- also called "worm wood".
Efeitos alelopáticos de losna (Artemisia absinthium
There's also some locally brewed Absinthium
Romanum to glug - made from the traditional ingredients that the Lost Legion of the 9th would have trampled on as they marched through the area - which is roughly how your head will feel after drinking a skinful of it.
It is made using Artemisis Absinthium
(wormwood), coriander and a peppermint herb distillate.
from Italy, France, Romania, and Siberia (harvest year 1979-1981).
Some other characteristic associated plant species are: Artemisia absinthium
Of course, the main one is the absinthe plant itself, Artemesia absinthium
, known as wormwood, which is grown in the nearby village of Boveresse.
John's herb, chrysanthemum weed, and sailor's tobacco and is a close relative of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium
including the combination of natural menthol, absinthium
oil and wormwood oil, amongst other herbal ingredients, give the product a pungent scent, which appears to be a winning combination for warding off the pesky gnats.
John's wort (Hypericum perforatum, Clusiaceae), tansy (Tanacetum vulgare, Asteraceae), wormwood (Artemisia absinthium
, Asteraceae), giant fennel (Ferula foetida, Apiaceae), and various spurges (Euphorbia spp.
The host plants of Coloradoa according to Blackman & Eastop (2006) are as follows: Artemisa absinthium
, host of C.
Determination of the chemical composition and antioxidant activity of the essential oil of Artemisia dracunculus and of the antifungal and antibacterial activities of Turkish Artemisia absinthium
Although perhaps better known for its anthelmintic role, Artemisia absinthium
(wormwood) has also been shown to suppress TNF-alpha and other interleukins in vitro.