Wormwood Essential Oil (China)

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Botanical Name: Artemisia scoparia

Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: China

Description: 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 scoparia) is commonly confused with Absinthe (Artemisia absinthium).

Color: Pale to dark yellow liquid.

Common Uses: This specie of Wormwood is commonly known as "Redstem Wormwood". It is reputed to be a treatment for jaundice, hepatitis and inflammation of the gall bladder. The plant is considered to be an antipyretic, antiseptic, cholagogue, diuretic and vasodilator.

Consistency: Medium

Note: Base

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends well with: Not known.

Aromatic Scent: Wormwood Essential Oil is considered to be aromatic.

History: Wormwood is native to Asia and is considered to have toxic components.

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