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feverfew:

see chrysanthemumchrysanthemum
, name for a large number of annual or perennial herbs of the genus Chrysanthemum of the family Asteraceae (aster family), some cultivated in Asia for at least 2,000 years.
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feverfew

feverfew

Daisy-like cute flower with stubby short white petals around yellow center. Leaves are most common part used (fresh or dry), but whole plant is edible. Famous for stopping migraine headaches. Helps body release serotonin to feel good. Chew leaves or make tea for migraines, colds, fever, arthritis, regulate menses, relaxes, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, vasodilator. Use in foot bath for sore feet. Sedative properties make it great for relaxing uptight, hysterical, nervous people. Great for relaxing breathing problems and wheezing. Some people may have mild allergic reactions. Do not take while pregnant.

Feverfew

 

the popular name for numerous herbaceous dicotyledonous plants that were used in folk medicine for treating various female ailments. Most commonly they are various daisies and chamomiles, or matricaria (from the Latin matrix, “uterus”); hence the Russian namzmatochnaia trava, or “uterine grass.” Many species have retained their medicinal importance.

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Dogs from Group II (n=5) were treated beginning from the 4th hour post infection with 1 capsule feverfew every 12 hours daily (Feverfew standardized extract 90 mg, 0.
The mechanical hypersensitivity induced by repeated treatments with the anticancer drug oxaliplatin and with the antiviral dideoxycytidine was significantly reduced after a single injection of Feverfew flower extract.
A double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study of sublingual feverfew and ginger (LipiGesic M) in the treatment of migraine.
Feverfew is contraindicated in patients allergic other members of the Asteraceae family, such as aster, chamomile, chrysanthemum, ragweed, sunflower, tansy, and yarrow.
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For centuries, people have used feverfew by actually chewing the flower, Mitchell says.
Hydrating preservatives reduced the vase life of 18 cultivars, including feverfew, lisianthus, ornamental pepper, pineapple lily, shasta daisy, sweet william, sunflower, yarrow, and zinnia.
Chamomile, feverfew, lemon balm and mint cascade down the sides of the garden walls, while garlic, Jerusalem artichokes, lavender, lettuce, peas, onions, sage and rosemary cover the top.
Several other natural compounds have been receiving attention in the dermatologic literature, including licorice extract, feverfew, and aloe vera.
Essential oils from the whole aerial parts as well as stem/leaf, inflorescence and unripe and ripe seeds were isolated through hydro-distillation from aerial parts of feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium L.
Look about you at the brown-eyed Susan, oxeye daisy, Queen Anne's lace, feverfew, devil's paintbrush, New England asters and dozens of kinds of goldenrod seemingly growing without a care in field and meadow.