by International Herb Association
Featuring an article by ACHS Founder and President Dorene Petersen. Wormwood Artemisia absinthium, a powerful herb often associated with ghouls and goblins and fall-time concoctions, is commonly overlooked in the summer season but is actually a useful herb for summer. Artemisia: Herb of the Year 2014, explains the ins and outs of this herbal remedy.
Artemisia has a long history, prominent in folklore, its virtues used in numerous ways: to protect and heal, create tasty beverages and foods, decorate the home and work its magical properties. Brimming with facts on every facet of this plant from fragrance and flavor, botany and cultivation, lore and history, to favorites, fun facts, poetry, crafts, medicinal information, not to mention recipes for the kitchen, bath and boudoir, and the apothecary!