Artemisia herba-alba Asso., known as the desert wormwood, is a medicinal plant and its essential oil is used in Algerian herbal medicine. In the present study. M Artemisia herba-alba Asso is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Artemisia (family Compositae). The record derives. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. Jun;15(6) Artemisia herba-alba Asso. in diabetes mellitus. al-Waili NS. PMID: ; [Indexed for MEDLINE].
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The plant flowers from September to December. Wormwood allba mentioned once in the New Testamentas the name of a star, also with implications of bitterness.
Archived from the original on 13 February Unsourced or poorly sourced material may be challenged and removed. The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon. This species of sagebrush is widely used in herbal medicine for its antisepticvermifuge and antispasmodic properties.
Retrieved 2 June Artemisia herba-alba Scientific classification Kingdom: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Leaves are strongly aromatic and covered with fine glandular hairs that reflect sunlight giving a grayish aspect to the shrub. Egyptian Journal of Natural History.
Two bioactive flavonoidsassumed to be hispidulin and cirsiliolwere isolated by chromatography from aerial parts ethyl acetate -extract.
The flowering heads are sessileoblong and tapering at base. Artemisia herba-alba is thought to be the plant translated as hetba wormwood ” in English-language versions of the Bible apsinthos in the Greek text.
Effect of different parts and influence of the solvent on hypoglycaemia activity”. Eudesmanolide and germacranolide sesquiterpenes have been detected in the methanol extract of aerial parts, collected in Egypt. Retrieved 17 February Jerusalem, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
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Biochemical Systematics and Ecology in French. Views Read Edit View history. Essential oil of A. Its specific epithet herba-alba means “white herb” in Latinas its stems and leaves are white and woolly.
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Retrieved 16 February Artemisia herba-alba based teas were used in Iraqi folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Examination of Essential Oils from Various Chemotypes”. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Artemisia herba-alba is good fodder for grazing animals, mainly sheep, and in the Algerian steppes cattle. Effect of a valuable extract on some blood parameters in diabetic animals”. Please review the contents of the section and add the appropriate references if you can.
Retrieved from ” https: Artemisia herba-albathe white wormwoodis a perennial shrub in the genus Artemisia that grows commonly on the dry steppes of the Mediterranean regions in Hebra Africa Saharan MaghrebWestern Asia Arabian Peninsula and Southwestern Europe.