Wormwood Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Artemisia Scoparia

Country of Origin: China

Cultivation Method: Conventional Cultivation

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Leaves and Twigs

Consistency: Medium

Aromatic Description: Medium. Medicinal scented. Some compare the aroma to Yarrow and Chamomile.

Perfumery Note: Base

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) This specie of Wormwood is commonly known as "Redstem Wormwood". It also has applications in both soap production and the perfume industry. Because of some of the powerful abilities of this oil, it is recommended that inexperienced users avoid this product.

Blends well with: Wormwood blends well with Jasmine Absolute, Orange Sweet, and Lavender French

History: Wormwood (Artemisia scoparia) is commonly confused with Absinthe (Artemisia absinthium). Wormwood is native to Asia and is considered to have toxic components. It is widely believed that it was absinthe that drove the painter Vincent van Gogh to suicide. In 1915 the French banned the production of a drink called absinthe because of its narcotic and habit-forming properties.

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General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.