Artemisia glacialis

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Artemisia glacialis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Genus: Artemisia
Species: A. glacialis
Binomial name
Artemisia glacialis
L.

Artemisia glacialis (Glacier Wormwood) is a species of plant in the Asteraceae family.[1] The plant grows to approximately 18 centimetres (7.1 in) high, and is indigenous to the Alpine regions of Europe.[2] In Italy, it is known as Italian: Assenzio genepì nero. In France, it is known as French: Genépi des glaciers.

Uses[edit]

The plant is historically employed in liqueurs, as well as a digestive and stomachic preparations. It is believed to be useful for mountain sicknesses.[3]

Hazards[edit]

The species might cause dermatitis or other allergic reactions.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kitchen garden help". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Scede di botanica". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Natural medicinal herbs". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "PFAF". Retrieved 16 June 2012.