Origin: United States
Feverfew is a low growing, spreading herb in the sunflower family (Asteraceae) that produces citrus scented leaves. Makes a pleasant tea. May also be tinctured, made into syrup or encapsulated as a dietary supplement.Feverfews use in the prevention and treatment of migraine headache is the only condition for which confirmed scientific documentation exists at the present time. Feverfew also has a long history of use for fever, menstrual irregularities, arthritis, psoriasis, allergies, asthma, dyspepsia including indigestion and flatulence, as a general intestinal stimulant and tonic, and to expel worms and intestinal parasites.
May increase the effects of blood-thinning medications. Do not use during pregnancy.
Active Compounds: Sesquiterpene Lactones, Camphor, Alpha-pinene
Antiseptic, expectorant, rubefacient