Wormwood Cut Leaves & Stems – Artemisia Absinthium

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Latin Name: Artemisia Absinthium

Origin Country: Kosovo

Artemisia absinthium, commonly known as wormwood, is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. It is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries due to its bitter and aromatic properties. Wormwood is used as a flavouring agent in some bitters and liqueurs. The taste is bitter and similar to black liquorice.

– Artemisia Absinthium, commonly known as wormwood, traditionally used for digestive aid and appetite stimulation.

– Possesses antimicrobial properties and used for treating fevers and digestive issues.

– Contains artemisinin, which may aid in fighting inflammation in the body.

-To make an infusion, steep 1-2 teaspoons of dried wormwood leaves and stems in a cup of hot water for 5-10 minutes. Strain and drink. This tea can be used as a digestive aid, to help relieve indigestion and bloating. -Use dried leaves sparingly in culinary dishes for added flavour, particularly in savoury dishes. -Historically, Artemisia absinthium has been used as a key ingredient in absinthe liquor.
- Wormwood is generally considered safe when consumed in typical food and beverage amounts. - Contains thujone, a compound associated with neurological symptoms like seizures and tremors in large or prolonged consumption. - Recommended moderation or avoidance during pregnancy and breastfeeding due to potential toxicity risks.

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