Wormwood is a herbaceous, perennial plant. Individual plants may be a meter or more tall, with leave grey-green above and white underneath. Minute oil glands are present. While wormwood has use as an insect repellent and for weed suppression, it is primarily known as an ingredient in the spirit absinthe. As a medicinal herb, it has been used to alleviate indigestion, stomach complaints, and labor pains.
A tall firm herb with large, whitish leaves and nearly globular green-yellow flowers.
This plant is poisonous to consume.
Wormwood can be found in the following locations: