This perennial herb grows up to 1.5 meters (5 feet) and has a whitish stem, silvery-green, divided leaves covered with silky, fine hairs, and pale yellow flowers. Wormwood (Artemisia annua) is commonly confused with Absinthe (Artemisia absinthium). Wormwood is native to Asia and is considered to have toxic components.
It is a dark yellow to greenish liquid of medium consistency with a spicy, warm, bitter-green odor and a sharp, fresh top note. The health benefits can be attributed to its properties as an anti-helmitic, cholagogue, deodorant, digestive, emenagogue, febrifuge, insecticide, narcotic, vermifuge, and tonic substance.
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Product Color : Yellow greenish liquid.
Aroma: Bitter, earthy
Perfumery note: Base
Caution : Wormwood Essential Oil is a toxin, neurotoxin and an abortifacient. Avoid use if pregnant.