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Artemisia maritima  L.

   

Botanical Name

:

Artemisia maritima L.

English Name

:

Worm Seed

Synonym(s)

:

Seriphidium maritimum ((L.)Poljakov.)

Family

:

Asteraceae

 

General Info

Description

The stems rise about a foot or 18 inches in height. The leaves are twice pinnatifid, with narrow, linear segments, and, like the whole plant, are covered on both sides with a white cottony down. The small, oblong flower-heads each containing three to six tubular florets - are of a yellowish or brownish tint; they are arranged in racemes, sometimes drooping, sometimes erect.

Herb Effects

Anthelmintic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, emmenagogue, febrifuge, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge. antifungal (essential plant oil); contraceptive (plant); hepatoprotective (methanol extract).

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Chemistry

Active Ingredients

Davanone, santonin and maritinin (plant); cineole, iso-thujone, camphor, alpha and beta-pinene and sabinene (essential plant oil).

Chemistry of Active Ingredients
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Name

CAS#

IUPAC Name

Formula

Structure

Product Categories
Davanone 20482-11-5 2-(5-ethenyl-5-methy
l-tetrahydrofuran-2-
yl)-6-methyl-hept-5-
en-3-one
C15H24O2 Click Here To Enlarge
Santonin Not Available Not Available C15H18O3 Click Here To Enlarge
Cineole 8024-53-1 2,2,4-trimethyl-3-ox
abicyclo[2.2.2]octan
e
C10H18O Click Here To Enlarge
Camphor 8022-77-3 1,7,7-trimethylnorbo
rnan-2-one
C10H16O Click Here To Enlarge
Sabinene 3387-41-5 4-methylidene-1-prop
an-2-yl-bicyclo[3.1.
0]hexane
C10H16 Click Here To Enlarge

Pharmacology

Medicinal Use

Stomach problems, measles and sporadic fever (stem decoction); asthma (plant); liver damage, for anthelmintic purposes.

Contraindication

The plant is poisonous if used in large quantities. Even small quantities have been known to cause nervous disorders, convulsions, insomnia etc. Just the scent of the plant has been known to cause headaches and nervousness in some people.

Reference

Chandel et al., Biodiversity in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India.


Uniyal et al., Medicinal Flora of Garhwal Himalayas.

Janbaz KH. Gilani AH. Evaluation of the protective potential of Artemisia maritima extract on acetaminophen.

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