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But wormwood is a term that also invokes bitterness, and is mentioned in two notably gloomy texts: Hamlet and the Book of Revelation.
However, these new kinds remove wormwood, the traditional bittering agent used in the European varieties in exchange for dozens of other herbal and botanical ingredients like French Lavender and Holy Basil.
Long before two Swiss sisters made the world’s first batch, in the late 1700s, the herb from which absinthe came—wormwood—had been used to ease childbirth, alleviate rheumatism, and fumigate plague-ridden houses.
In the new report, the biomedical engineers successfully stripped plant cells from parsley, peanut hairy roots and a species of wormwood in addition to spinach.
Trudi’s 27-year-old daughter, Olivia, and their Weimaraner dogs, Luna and Hershey, accompany us on a ride through the high desert of cactus, mesquite, aromatic wormwood and desert lavender.
A tiny card features suggestions for how to tackle the ingredients, from wormwood to vodka infused with galangal, a plant in the ginger family.
In Europe, vermouths generally start with wormwood, an aromatic plant from which the word vermouth is said to have evolved.
Consider lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina), catnips (Nepeta), santolina and wormwood (Artemisia).
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