JustIngredients Trade Southernwood


Product Code: 09SOU

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

See product specification for further details.


Product: Southernwood

Latin Name: Artemisia abrotanum syn. Artemisia altissima, Abrotanum mas.

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Other Names: Old Man, Lad's Love, Boy's Love, Sweet Benjamin, Appleringie, Garderobe, Armoise Citronelle, Aurone, Our Lord’s Wood, Maid's Ruin, Abrotana, Ebberante, Kaysum & Sitherwood.

Description: Southernwood is a shrubby perennial herb native to Southern Europe but is now cultivated in many temperate regions of the world, it grows to a height of 1-1.5 metres. The bi-pinnate leaves are finely divided and feathery, approximately 5cm in length and bluish-green to silvery-green in colour. The flower heads are composed dense panicles of tiny flowers which are yellowish-grey in colour the panicles are approximately 20-30cm in length.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Southernwood is used as an insect repellent; it’s a good herb to add to sachets to place in linen cupboards to keep moths at bay. The leaves have a camphor-like lemony fragrance and can be added to pot-pourri, it can also be added to culinary recipes sparingly where bitterness is required.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

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