Absinthe—A Review

@article{Lachenmeier2006AbsintheAR,
  title={Absinthe—A Review},
  author={D. Lachenmeier and Stephan G. Walch and S. Padosch and L. Kr{\"o}ner},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={46},
  pages={365 - 377}
}
  • D. Lachenmeier, Stephan G. Walch, +1 author L. Kröner
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
  • The alcoholic beverage absinthe is recently experiencing a revival after a yearlong prohibition. This review article provides information on all aspects of this bitter spirit and its major components, especially wormwood (Artemisia absinthium L.), which contains the toxic monoterpene thujone. Over 100 references on historic and current literature are provided. The topics comprise the history of the alcoholic drink starting from its invention in the eighteenth century. Historical and modern… CONTINUE READING
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