Problem

Wormwood intoxication

Other Names:
Absinthe drinking
Nature:

Wormwood (Artemesia absinthium) is a plant containing several harmful substances, including thujone which is considered a convulsant. Whilst a useful medicinal herb for external purposes, its notoriety comes from the lethal liquor absinthe, invented in Switzerland towards the end of the 18th century and based on wormwood and anise (Pimpinella anisum).

Values:
Intoxication
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
31.08.2016 – 03:28 CEST