Feverfew- Medicinal Uses, Interactions, Side Effects, Dosage

by Steve Mathew - Date: 2007-02-21 - Word Count: 96 Share This!

Feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium, is a member of the Asteraceae family. Other common names of feverfew include featherfew, febrifuge plant, and wild chamomile. The leaves of the plant are most commonly used in herbal preparations.
Uses and Benefits:
Feverfew has been used traditionally by herbalists for headaches, arthritis, menstrual irregularity, difficulties in labor, psoriasis, stomach ache, asthma, and fever.It gained popularity in Great Britain in the 1980s as a headache remedy and is now commonly used for migraine prophylaxis as well as for other painful disorders such as arthritis.
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