Botanical Name – Artemisia annua
Chinese Name – QING HAO
English Name – Sweet Annie Leaf
Artemisia annua, also known as sweet wormwood, sweet annie, sweet sagewort, annual mugwort or annual wormwood, is a common type of wormwood native to temperate Asia, but naturalised in many countries including scattered parts of North America.
Artemisia annua belongs to the plant family of Asteraceae and is an annual short-day plant. The plant itself is hairless and naturally grows from 30 to 100 cm tall, although in cultivation it is possible for plants to reach a height of 200 cm.
The intensive aromatic scent of the leaves is characteristic.
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Cut herbs are herbs which have been harvested and then cut into smaller pieces, suitable for further processing. Cut herbs like Artemisia annua / QING HAO / Sweet Annie Leaf Cut can be used to produce tinctures or fluid extracts. They can also be used in herbal teas and infusions.