Learn More
Artemisia umbelliformis Lam. (syn. A. mutellina Vill., A. laxa (L.) Fritsch) is an herbaceous alpine plant belonging to the Asteraceae family, and most commonly growing in the wild at altitudes between 2,000 and 3,700 m a.s.l. Its flowers are used for the production of an alcohol-based infusion called genepì in Italian and génépi in French. Uncontrolled(More)
Artemisia umbelliformis, commonly known as "white génépi", is characterized by a volatile fraction rich in α- and β-thujones, two monoterpenoids; under European Union (EU) regulations these are limited to 35 mg/L in Artemisia-based beverages because of their recognized activity on the human central nervous system. This study reports the results of an(More)
  • 1