Erowid
 
 
Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
Path :   plants >  wormwood
You've Helped Erowid Reach New Heights!
More than 1,060 of you donated during our Public Support Drive
Thanks for supporting reliable harm-reduction information about psychoactive drugs!
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.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY