/images/fieldwormwood.jpg    Judean
Wormwood
Judean Wormwood
Botanical: Artemisia Judaica
Family: compositae
Worldwide plant with many subspecies that one of them is the Judean Wormwood that is a native plant of Sinai and the Negev (southern Israel). Mentioned in the bible by the prophet Amos,
in the Book of Proverbs, and in Egyptian papyrus that dated 1,600
years before Christ and describes this bitter herb. In use all over
the Mediterranean Sea surroundings and is name obviously derived
from its medicinal property.
Parts Used- Leaves to make herbal tea.