Artemisia

(art″ĕ-mēzh′(ē-)ă)

[L. artemisia fr. Gr Artemis, Artemis (the goddess) + -ia]
A large, diverse genus of plants comprising between 200 and 400 species and belonging to the daisy family.

Artemisia absinthium

SEE: wormwood

Artemisia annua

A Chinese herb used as a source of artesunate (an antimalarial drug).

Artemisia vulgaris

SEE: moxa; SEE: mugwort

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