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- Colombo, Francesca, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Journal of food science 2018 v.83 no.8 pp. 2257-2264
- Artemisia absinthium; Artemisia vulgaris; adulterated products; adverse effects; blood serum; chronic exposure; essential oils; flame ionization; fluorescence; gamma-aminobutyric acid; gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors; high performance liquid chromatography; hospitals; ingredients; ketones; patients; poisoning; seizures; urine
- ... Plants of the Artemisia genus are used worldwide as ingredients of botanical preparations. This paper describes the case of a 49‐year‐old man admitted to the emergency room at a Zurich hospital in a manic state after the ingestion of 1 L of an infusion of Artemisia vulgaris. Two monoterpenic ketones, α‐ and β‐thujone, are present in various concentrations in Artemisia spp., but adverse effects hav ...