Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Absinthe


n.
1. A perennial aromatic Eurasian herb (Artemisia absinthium) in the composite family, naturalised in North America having pinnatifid, silvery, silky leaves and numerous nodding flower heads. Also called wormwood
2. A green, liqueur having a bitter anise or liquorice flavour and a high alcohol content, prepared from absinthe and other herbs, prohibited in many countries when containing thujone because of its alleged toxicity. 

C xxx

3 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, it's been years since I've had any of this! Haha! Cute green fairy. ;)

    T xx

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    1. Haha - thank you! It always makes me think of Kylie in Moulin Rouge! xxx

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  2. Love the colours and typography in this illustration! - Becky x

    http://adaintyfawn.blogspot.co.uk/

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