Artemisia absinthium

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Related to Artemisia absinthium: Artemisia annua, absinthe, wormwood, Thujone
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Synonyms for Artemisia absinthium

aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe

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Vermouth (French word from the German Wermutkraut, referring to Artemisia absinthium L.
Artemisia absinthium (wormwood) is a well known traditional herb, mentioned in almost all books of herbal medicine in the western world.
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.
Some other characteristic associated plant species are: Artemisia absinthium, A.
a) Artemisia absinthium, Codonopsis pilosula and Polygala tenuifolia have been traditionally used for improvement of memory.
Although perhaps better known for its anthelmintic role, Artemisia absinthium (wormwood) has also been shown to suppress TNF-alpha and other interleukins in vitro.