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Artemisia absinthium. Found in Bērzi village near Bauska city, Latvia

Artemisia absinthium. Also known as wormwood because of its millennia-old reputation for getting rid of worms, armoise is a bitter but very aromatic herb, and is one of the prime ingredients in absinthe; it also flavours many other spirits.

Herbs and spices

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