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Feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium

Sorry, I can’t send to WA, TAS or NT!

Feverfew herb plant – prevention and treatment for terrible migraines.


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Another plant for a sunny site. My feverfew self-sows gently without being weedy.

A customer told me that she i s eating two or three leaves when she feels that a  migraine might come.

It seems to reduce the severity and frequency of migraines as well as reducing the length of migraines and alleviate the increased sensory sensitivity that occurs during a migraine.

Historically Tanacetum was also used for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis due to the anti-inflammatory properties of the herb.

The strong aroma makes it a good insect repellent.

How to grow: Undemanding, full sun, average soil.

Wide range of climates, but from personal experience I only know that it grows well in cool temperate climate. Please tell me for other climates!

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C to USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C

Common Names:  feverfew, bachelor’s buttons, featherfew, wild Chamomile, mutterroot, midsummer daisy, nosebleed, Medieval Aspirin, 18th century Aspirin, Mutterkraut, Wucherblume.

Latin Names: Tanacetum parthenium, Chrysanthemum parthenium, Matricaria parthenium, Pyrenthrum parthenium, Leucanthemum parthenium.