Popular as a cannabis alternative, Mexican Wormwood (Artemisia mexicana) has a long history as a folk medicine and in ritual practices. Smoked, it produces a gentle stimulating effect followed by pleasant euphoria. Discover its cultivation and psychoactive qualities.
The Green Fairy, aka la Fée Verte, lives in the absinthe, an alcoholic botanical blend of wormwood, anise and fennel. Highly ceremonial in its consumption, absinthe is legendary among poets, artists, and psychonauts for its hallucinogenic properties, and is deserving of the utmost regard, as the mythical Green Lady can turn nasty if consumed in excess.