Artemisinins is a type of lactone from wormwood / mugwort.
Lactones are a type of ester not usually found in distilled oils because of their high molecular weight.
Links to Plants Containing Artemisinins
The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are adequate results to demonstrate safe and/or effective human use of any herb listed.
Artemisinin from wormwood is known for treating malaria, and recommended by the World Health Organization. From: Dondorp, A. M., Nosten, F., Yi, P., Das, D., Phyo, A. P., Tarning, J., … & Ringwald, P. (2009). Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(5), 455-467.