Artemisia herba-alba Asso., known as the desert wormwood, is a medicinal plant and its essential oil is used in Algerian herbal medicine. In the present study. M Artemisia herba-alba Asso is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Artemisia (family Compositae). The record derives. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. Jun;15(6) Artemisia herba-alba Asso. in diabetes mellitus. al-Waili NS. PMID: ; [Indexed for MEDLINE].

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Artemisia herba-alba Asso, – Armoise herba-alba, Armoise Herbe blanche – Overview

This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Retrieved 17 February Artemisia herba-alba is good fodder for grazing animals, mainly sheep, and in the Algerian steppes cattle. Effect of a valuable extract on some blood parameters in diabetic animals”. Egyptian Journal of Natural History. Artemisia herba-alba is thought to be the plant translated as ” wormwood ” in English-language versions of the Bible apsinthos assk the Greek text.

Artemisia herba-alba Asso

Two bioactive flavonoidsassumed to be hispidulin and cirsiliolwere isolated by chromatography from aerial parts ethyl acetate -extract. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The flowering heads are sessileoblong and tapering at base. Retrieved from ” https: Artemisia herba-albathe white wormwoodis a perennial shrub in the genus Artemisia that grows commonly on the dry steppes of the Mediterranean regions in Northern Africa Saharan MaghrebWestern Asia Arabian Peninsula and Southwestern Europe.


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The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology in French. Retrieved 16 February Aaso herba-alba based teas were used in Iraqi folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

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The leaves of sterile shoots are grey, petiolateovate to orbicular in outline; whereas, the leaves of flowering stems, more abundant in winter, are much smaller. In other axso Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Unsourced or poorly sourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Artemisia herba-alba Scientific classification Kingdom: Wormwood is mentioned once in the New Testamentas the name of a star, also with implications of bitterness. Eudesmanolide and germacranolide sesquiterpenes have been detected in the methanol extract of aerial parts, collected in Egypt.


Leaves are strongly aromatic and covered with fine glandular hairs that reflect sunlight giving a grayish aspect to the shrub. Its specific epithet herba-alba means “white herb” in Latinas its stems and leaves are white and woolly.

Effect of different parts and influence of the solvent on hypoglycaemia activity”. Wormwood is mentioned seven times in the Jewish Biblealways with the implication of bitterness.

This section with questionable factual accuracy needs more medical references for verification or relies too heavily on primary sources. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Artemisia herba-alba. The plant flowers from September to December. Examination of Essential Oils from Various Chemotypes”. Retrieved 2 June Please review the contents of the section and add the appropriate references if you can.

Archived from the original on 13 February This species of sagebrush is widely used in herbal medicine for its antisepticvermifuge and antispasmodic properties.