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).
Pale to dark yellow liquid.
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.
Wormwood is native to Asia and is considered to have toxic components.
Wormwood Essential Oil is a toxin, neurotoxin and an abortifacient. Avoid use if pregnant.