Feverfew is a daisy like flower, useful in reducing migraine headaches by easing smooth muscle spasms and the constriction of blood vessels in the brain.
Feverfew's name comes from the Latin word: febrifugia, which means: fever reducer.
Feverfew has demonstrated in multiple human studies to help reduce headache. It has also shown in vitro and in vivo muscle relaxing and anti-inflammatory actions. It may also be anti-parasitic, anti-viral, and anti-cancer; more research is needed. Click the button below for a detailed review of research.
Latin Name: Tanacetum parthenium
Feverfew is a perennial flower with small daisy like white and yellow flowers that grows into a small bush about two foot high. Leaves are aromatic varied pinnate with possible light downy hairs.