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Benefits of feverfew

No, it’s not just for those with a headache. 😄

What is feverfew?

Feverfew (tanacetum parthenium) has been used for thousands of years, especially by the Greeks.

It contains several therapeutic compounds:

  • Parthenolide.
  • Camphor.
  • Flavonoids.

Its properties combine particularly well with those of rosemary.


How to use it?

All the aerial parts of the plant are usable, in internal or external use: stem, sheets, flowers.

Feverfew is used fresh or dried.

It can also be found as an essential oil.


The feverfews are mainly appreciated by the skin, to strengthen the cells of the epidermis.

Moreover, it nourishes the bone marrow.

Medicinal properties

It has been traditionally used for its effect:

  • Restorative.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Tonic.
  • Hepatic.
  • Deworming.

For which diseases?

It has shown interesting results in case of :

  • Migraine.
  • Huntington’s disease.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Cancer.
  • Hepatitis.
  • Angina.
  • Brachydactyly.
  • Alopecia areata.
  • Kidney stones.
  • Synovial cyst.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Pleurisy.


If feverfew has medicinal benefits, alone it does not cure.

Behind each symptom, it is advisable to explore the root causes, which are often emotional.

I discover how to manage my emotions to stimulate self-healing of my body.

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What are the benefits of feverfew?

This perennial plant is particularly interesting for the skin, as well as for certain diseases.

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