Wormwood Leaf, c/s

Artemisia absinthium


Wormwood is a perennial native to Europe, western Asia, and North America in wastelands and deserts. The leaves are a fernish shape and silver gray with a slight fur texture. Their aerial parts are most well known for their historical use as a flavor additive in vermouth and absith. In folk medicine, it was used to treat fungal infections and parisites both internally and externally.

Warning: Avoid during breast feeding and pregnancy. Not recommnded for internal use. Consult health care practitioner before using.
It is now banned as a flavoring agent in the United States and Europe.
Class 2b, 2d