Feverfew,Dioscorides's Fever Reducer or febrifugia,what is the history of this pretty daisy-like flower?
- Basic Botanical Data of Feverfew.
- Cultivation of FeverFew:Feverfew Related Species.
- Feverfew History.
- Phytochemicals and Constituents.
- How FeverFew works in the body and Mechanism.
- Medicinal Action and Uses.
- Modern interest of Tanacetum parthenium.
- Modern Research Update.
- FAQ:Frequently Asked Questions of FeverFew.
- Feverfew:Identification by HPTLC Fingerprint.
- Research Update:FeverFew or Tanacetum parthenium.
Applications and Properties:
Fevers.Migraine and headaches/Anti-Migraine.
Preventing migraine headaches.Arthritis remedy.
Good for gas, bloating and worms.Gynecological uses.
Easing menstrual cramps.
Mechanism for Fever relief.
Mechanisms for prevent headache.
Mechanisms for antiinflammatory.
Feverfew was mentioned in Greek medical literature as a remedy for inflammation and for menstrual discomforts. Traditional herbalists in Great Britain used it to treat fevers, arthritis, and other aches and pains.This is a European plant, and is common to the United States; found occasionally in a wild state, but is generally cultivated in gardens, and flowers in June and July. It imparts its virtues to water, but much better to alcohol. Bees are said to dislike this plant very much, and a handful of the flower-heads will cause them to keep at a distance.
Uses: Prevention of Migraines and Headaches, arthritis, relieve fevers, muscle tension and pain, lowers blood pressure, lessens stomach irritation, stimulates appetite, improve digestion and kidney function.
Dosage:120-240 mg Feverfew leaf extracts with at least 0.2 % parthenolide 2-4 times day as an anti-inflammatory. For migraine prophylaxis, allow sufficient feverfew extract to provide 0.25-0.5 mg of parthenolide, taken twice daily.
Safety and Toxicity:
Since feverfew is derived from a plant, allergic reactions are possible. Stop using this herb if you develop a rash.If you have been taking feverfew regularly for a long period of time, you may need to slowly decrease your intake of the herb.
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