Botanical Name: Artemisia alba
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale to dark yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: This has a powerful, fresh-camphoraceous, somewhat green and bittersweet scent that offers a strong middle note.
Product Abstract: Also known as White Wormwood, this aromatic perennial herb has red-purple stems and deeply cut, dark green leaves with white undersides. Panicles of tiny red-brown flowers appear in summer. It is a tall-growing plant, the stems, which are angular and often of a purplish hue, frequently rises to 3 feet or more in height.
Cautions: Due to the presence of thujone in this oil, please consult a physician prior to using it. Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.