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Wormwood
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Compositae (Composite)
Genus :
Artemisia
Species :
absinthium
COMMON NAMES
Absinthe; Absinthium; Green Ginger; Madderwort
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Unknown
DESCRIPTION
Artemisia absinthium is a silvery-green perennial herb growing up to 1.5 meters tall which contains the volatile oil thujone. It is added to distilled ethanol to create absinthe. Its effects alone are not well understood.
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