INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Feverfew

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical, Extract

Also Known As: Tanacetum parthenium, Featherleaf tansy, Feverfew tansy, Golden feverfew

Feverfew is a flowering plant that is native to Eurasia, but can now be found growing in many parts of the world.  It was used as a medicinal herb by the Greeks as early as the First Century AD.

Feverfew is most commonly used today in health supplements to support blood vessel tone and nervous system health.

 

MORE COMING SOON

In the meantime see the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health entry for feverfew, the Penn State Hershey Health Information Library entry for feverfew, the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for feverfew, or this European Medicines Agency monograph on Tanacetum parthenium for more information.