artemisia annua

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sweet wormwood

sweet wormwood

(not the same as common wormwood) Strong anti-viral, highly effective against malaria. Sweet-smelling, sharp, fern-like leaves. Tiny yellow-green flower clusters. Leaf tea used for malaria, dysentery, diarrhea, flu, colds. Seeds used for flatulence (gas), indigestion, night sweats
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The data on volatile profile of Artemisia annua growing wild, presented in this study, confirm the already observed for the essential oil, the relative percentages, however being different due to the different extractions and analytical protocols.
Despite clinical activity of artemisinins against cancer, longitudinal studies on the efficacy of artemisinin and Artemisia annua preparations upon longer application times are missing.
Artemisinin is the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) of Artemisia annua plant.
Effect of long-term salinity on cellular antioxidants, compatible solute and fatty acid profile of Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua L.).
Most recently, she has been experimenting with a therapeutic regime that involves administering the Artemisia annua plant itself in the form of ground leaves pressed into tablets or placed in capsules.
Este comportamento tambem foi observado por CONDORI (2005), na extracao do oleo de Artemisia annua, atraves dos mesmos metodos de extracao.
Chinese herbalists treat fevers with Qing hao, also known as Artemisia annua or sweet wormwood, which is indigenous to China and Vietnam.
selon une serie d'etudes publiees dans Science de la vie , l'artemisinine, de la Douce vermouth ' du derive d' Artemisia Annua ' etait utilisee dans la medecine chinoise et peut tuer 98% des cellules cancereuses du poumon en moins de 16 heures.
Artemisinin (ART) is a drug obtained from the plant Artemisia annua that has been recently recommended by the WHO in combination with other antimalarial drugs to treat drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum strains, cerebral malaria, and malaria in children [2].
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Artemisia annua (Asteraceae) is an important dicotyledonous medicinal plant native from China and widely distributed in temperate and subtropical zones of the world, especially in Asia.