Artemisia annua, also known as Mugwort and Wormwood, is a wide-spread herb in Eastern Europe. It prefers sunny and warm climates and is an annually flowering herb. The wild-grown plant naturally reaches a height of around 100 cm and its leaves have very specific intensive aromatic scent. The plant holds a wealth of phenolic compounds like coumarins, flavones, flavonols, phenolic acids and miscellaneous, amongst other phytochemicals.
The properties of the extract are due to the content of specific active ingredients extracted from the plant Artemisia annua. All of active ingredients present in the extract provide for the antioxidant and antiviral properties of the product.