Wormwood herb, SEM

Wormwood herb, SEM

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Caption: Wormwood, or absinth, herb. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a young wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) flower before opening up. This is a bitter herb which has medicinal uses. Preparations are used as a tonic, and can also remove intestinal worms. It also improves the appetite and aids digestion. The essential oil from this plant is used to flavour the alcoholic drink absinthe. Consuming too much of the oil can lead to hallucinations and convulsions. Magnification: x10 when printed 10 centimetres high.

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