wormwood oil

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Synonyms for wormwood oil

a dark bitter oil obtained from wormwood leaves

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In this work a comparative study of the essential oil composition of wormwood samples obtained from retail pharmacies of Estonia and other European countries was carried out and the chemotypes of wormwood oil were determined.
Differently from the other oils, the Italian wormwood oil contained high amounts of carvone (18.5%), thymol (10.8%), and carvacrol (9.7%).
Only Armenian wormwood oil was rich in chamazulene (6.6%), in the other oils the chamazulene content was 0-2.1%.
Although few people now drink the liqueur, "a lot of herbal preparations are available on-line, and one is wormwood oil," says Hold.
It is a green French liqueur made from ingredients including wormwood oil and aniseed.