Latin Name: Artemisia absinthium
Description: Sometimes grown as an ornamental, it is also an ingredient in absinthe -- and, has been identified as the culprit in some of its rather unpredictable, even hallucinogenic, effects -- and other alcoholic beverages; 'The Green Fairy'
Tasting Notes: Bitter taste with a bitter aftertaste; Smells wonderful -- savory
Usage: Used for flavoring in some 'spirits' and wine, including: bitters and vermouth; Savory flavoring for dishes you might otherwise use Sage; Used as a flavoring in baked goods such as cakes and pastries
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 7 days of procuring.