Bulk Feverfew Herb Powder

Tanacetum parthenium
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[ 4539 ]Tanacetum parthenium

Feverfew Herb Powder

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Feverfew also known as medieval aspirin, nosebleed and featherfew for its feathery leaves, is a member of the daisy family. Feverfew powder has had a long history of use dating to ancient Greece. In fact, the first-century Greek physician Dioscorides recommended feverfew for “all hot inflammations.” The plant received its name from the Latin febrifugia, which translates to “fever reducer.”

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active compoundsFeverfew contains more than 30 sesquiterpene lactones, most notably parthenolide, a IkappaB (kinase enzyme complex) inhibitor.
plant part usedleaf

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general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a dry, dark place.
appearance & aromaLight green powder with a mildly bitter, citrus-like aroma.
flavor profileHas a bitter, herbaceous taste.


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cosmeticInfuse in oil or add to liniments; apply to skin as a warm poultice.
culinaryPrepare as tea, alone or in combination with other herbs to improve flavor.
wellnessEncapsulate as a dietary supplement.
safetyCheck with your physician before using this herb if you take blood-thinning medications, such as warfarin (Coumadin) due to an increased risk of bleeding. Feverfew powder should not be used by pregnant or nursing women or given to children under 2 years of age.

B H Kwok, B Koh, M I Ndubuisi, M Elofsson, C M Crews. The anti-inflammatory natural product parthenolide from the medicinal herb Feverfew directly binds to and inhibits IkappaB kinase. Chem Biol. 2001 Aug;8(8):759-66. doi: 10.1016/s1074-5521(01)00049-7. | https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11514225/
Anil Pareek, Manish Suthar,1 Garvendra S. Rathore,1 and Vijay Bansal. Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium L.): A systematic review. Pharmacogn Rev. 2011 Jan-Jun; 5(9): 103–110. doi: 10.4103/0973-7847.79105 | https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3210009/
National Center for Complenentary and Integrative Health: Feverfew | https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/feverfew

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