Intensely bitter herb once used for flavouring absinthe. Perennial with yellow flowers. Wormwood is a highly valued medicinal plant with many uses, particularly as a tonic on the liver and digestive system and as a vermifuge, but must be taken with extreme caution as large doses can be fatal. Wormwood can be also used as a deterrent against fleas and moths and is a useful companion plant in a chook run. Root secretions may inhibit growth of other plants, e.g. weeds. Height to 100cm. $7.50 9cm pot, $9.50 11cm pot.