Chrysanthemum parthenium


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Noun1.Chrysanthemum parthenium - bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower headsChrysanthemum parthenium - bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum - a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Feverfew (Chrysanthemum parthenium) We chose bushy 'Golden Feather' for the beauty of its chartreuse leaves (which can be bitter); for our tea, though, we used the mildly herbaceous flowers.
The most common name for feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is claimed to be the anachronistic Chrysanthemum parthenium. Interestingly, in the listing of selected references, the authors cite three papers from the University of Nottingham's respected feverfew research team, which like all modern herbal scientists recognizes Tanacetum; indeed the second cited reference indicates ...
He based that conclusion on the findings of a systematic review of clinical trials of feverfew (Chrysanthemum parthenium) in patients with migraine.