Plant ID forum: Need help identifying this plant, thought to have medicinal use

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Budgert
Aug 24, 2017 1:07 PM CST

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islander
Aug 24, 2017 8:21 PM CST
Do you have any more photos of the leaves of the plant?
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Budgert
Aug 25, 2017 5:40 AM CST
These are the leaves, brushed off from the

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purpleinopp
Aug 25, 2017 10:52 AM CST
These stems look more like inflorescences covered with blooms, rather than foliage.
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greene
Aug 25, 2017 12:42 PM CST
As much as I would like to answer your question, the photos are not helping much. Please, can you go back to wherever you harvested this and take photos of the entire plant, the leaves, etc.

There are over 300 medicinal plants used in Lithuanian folk medicine so...I'm still looking down the list to try to match the photos. More photos would help.

Also, since you say the plant is thought to have medicinal use, for what condition is it normally used? That would narrow the search a bit. Thank You!
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Budgert
Aug 25, 2017 1:15 PM CST
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Name: greene
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greene
Aug 25, 2017 4:49 PM CST
Thanks for the additional photos. Even though I did not learn more about the plant I learned that we have something in common. We both wear the same kind of shoes. Rolling on the floor laughing

Knowing that the medicinal benefit is antibiotics-like tea is helpful to narrow down the search. I will keep looking.
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Name: greene
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greene
Aug 25, 2017 5:11 PM CST
Artemisia absinthium/Absinth/Absentas?

Edited to add:
Artemisia cina aka Levant Wormseed/Sirdys?
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Name: Janine
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janinilulu
Aug 25, 2017 6:35 PM CST
Artemisia annua?
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Budgert
Aug 26, 2017 2:21 AM CST
It does in fact seem like it's Artemisia annua. Thank you guys so much! Thank You!

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