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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Artemisia absinthium commonly known as wormwood is used as a cardiac stimulant, for the restoration of declining mental function and inflammation of the liver and to improve memory and against acute liver injury.
En febrero 2014, las plantas Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Parthenium hysterophorus y Piper carpunya se recolectaron en la provincia El Oro (3[grados]19' 36.84" S - 79[grados]48' 17.64" W), la planta Artemisia absinthium en la provincia Azuay (2[grados]44' 0" S - 78[grados]50' 0" W) y la planta Taraxacum officinale en la provincia Pichincha (0[grados]1' 22.8" N - 78[grados]53' 31.2" W) de Ecuador.
Keywords: Poisoning Artemisia absinthium Diarrhoea Metabolic acidosis.
Artemisia absinthium belongs to Asteraceae family, used in indigenous traditional system of medicine as an antipyretic [14], antimicrobial [15], and antifungal [16].
Thujone, whose latin name is Artemisia absinthium, is a toxin extracted from wormwood plants that some EU lawmakers worry is too harmful, especially in higher concentrations.
Artemisia absinthium is frequently used in Morocco as an infusion with tea, especially in winter.
Artemisia absinthium, Wormwood (shoot, leaf)--in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Artemisia has been used as an antiparasitic agent for more than 1,000 years, (26) as well as an antihelmintic since primordial times.
The next PERVIVO ingredient, Artemisia absinthium, inhibited TNF alpha production and accelerated healing of patients with Crohn's disease [16].
The herbal weight reducing drug MEHZILEEN (Azeemi laboratories, Karachi) used in this study has ingredients; Ajwain (Ptychotis ajowan), Caraway (Carum carvi), Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare mill), Fennel flower (Nigella sativa), Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris), Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium), Rue (Ruta graveolens) and Worm wood (Artemisia absinthium).
Traditional European herbs used for improvement of memory and cognitive function include Artemisia absinthium, Melissa officinalis, Salvia lavandulaefolia (Spanish sage) and Salvia officinalis.