tanacetum vulgare


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tansy

tansy

Fern-like leaves with yellow flat clusters on top. The whole plant is consumable. Tea made from leaves helps expel worms, parasites, calm gas, inflammation, jaundice (liver), and kidneys. Used as antiseptic and insecticide because of powerful compounds. Tea is ok for humans, but do NOT make or use any Tansy oil, because it is deadly. Do not take if pregnant.
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Effect of the chloroform extract of Tanacetum vulgare and one of its active principles, parthenolide, on experimental gastric ulcer in rats.
Keywords: Tanacetum vulgare Parthenolide Trypanosoma cruzi Trypanocidal activity Synergism