Artemisia absinthium - Wormwood - Plant
Artemisia absinthium - Wormwood - 1 Plant bare root available all year
- Europe and Asia, from north to south
- H 2m x L 2m
- 1 plant bare root available all year
A beautiful ornamental plant easy to grow in the most difficult areas of your garden. It will bring a sculptural volume and bluish-gray touch.
Known as one of the ingredients of the drink Absinthe, Wormwood is neurotoxic if regularly ingested or consumed in big quantity.
The plant's medicinal bitter principles stimulate the liver, gall bladder, and the digestive system. Its toxicity kills intestinal worms. Its leaves are Anthelmintic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antitumor, Carminative, Emmenagogue, Febrifuge, Hypnotic, Stimulant, Stomachic, and Tonic.
An infusion prepared with the leaves can be used in the garden to repel slugs.
At home, Wormwood is effective against moths and mice and can also be used as natural incense.
Among the easiest plants to grow that one must have in his garden. However, Absinthe is mugwort: We recommend that you cut the flower stems before they ripe, in order to prevent the seeds from spreading.