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Scientific Name: Artemisia absynthium L.
Collector: A. Meebold
Uses: Main source of the drug named Afsanteen, which consists of twigs, leaves, and flower-heads, and used in chronic fever, swellings, and inflammation of liver; also employed as a tonic and stimulant. Herb yields an essential oil called Absinthe or Wormwood Oil which has a tonic effect on digestive organs; also used externally in rheumatism. Seeds yield a fatty oil. Herb is the best source of azulene.