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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This species of sagebrush is widely used in herbal medicine for its antisepticvermifuge and antispasmodic properties.

Artemisia herba-alba Asso. in diabetes mellitus.

The plant flowers from September to December. Wormwood is mentioned seven times in the Jewish Biblealways with the implication of bitterness. Retrieved 17 February Please review the contents of the section and add the appropriate references if you can.

Archived from the original on 13 February The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon. Examination of Essential Oils artemisiaa Various Chemotypes”.

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[In vitro evaluation of antileishmania activity of Artemisia herba alba Asso].

The leaves of sterile shoots are grey, petiolateovate to orbicular in heeba whereas, the leaves of flowering stems, more abundant in winter, are much smaller. Retrieved 16 February Artemisia herba-alba based teas were used in Iraqi folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Effect of a valuable extract artemksia some blood parameters in diabetic animals”. Leaves are strongly aromatic and covered with fine glandular hairs that reflect sunlight giving a grayish aspect to the shrub. Retrieved 2 June Essential oil of A.

This section with questionable factual accuracy needs more medical references for verification or relies too heavily on primary sources. Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference CS1 French-language sources fr Use dmy dates from April Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing French-language text Articles containing Arabic-language text Articles containing Hebrew-language text Articles needing additional medical references from September All articles albz additional references Articles requiring reliable medical sources Commons category link is defined as the pagename Articles with French-language external links.

Wormwood is mentioned once in the New Testamentas the name of a star, also with implications of bitterness. Eudesmanolide and germacranolide sesquiterpenes aswo been detected in the methanol extract of aerial parts, collected in Egypt. Artemisia herba-alba is good fodder for grazing animals, mainly sheep, and in the Algerian steppes cattle.


In other aszo Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Egyptian Journal of Natural History.

[In vitro evaluation of antileishmania activity of Artemisia herba alba Asso].

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. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Artemisia herba-alba.

Biochemical Systematics and Ecology in French. From Wikipedia, herbz free encyclopedia.

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Artemisia herba-alba is thought to be the plant translated as ” wormwood ” in English-language versions of the Bible apsinthos in the Greek text. Two bioactive flavonoidsassumed to be hispidulin and cirsiliolwere isolated by chromatography from aerial parts ethyl acetate -extract.

The flowering heads are sessileoblong and tapering at base. Its specific epithet herba-alba means “white herb” in Latinas its stems and leaves are white and woolly.

Jerusalem, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

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