Master plant: Artemisia absinthium L.
Asteraceae (Aster family)
INCI: Artemisia absinthium
The wormwood plant has already been cultivated by monks in medieval times. Wormwood is among the most described and used plants.
Characteristics and substances:
The used wormwood herb contains plenty of active substances like essential oils, a great amount of bitter substances, organic fruit acids and mineral nutrients. Soybean oil is used to extract the high-quality wormwood oil.
The oil is very suitable for the further use in ointments, creams and lotions.