Tanacetum parthenium


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Noun1.Tanacetum parthenium - bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower headsTanacetum 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 Migraine Relief Tablets, PS7.99, Holland and Barrett Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a perennial plant belonging to the daisy family which grows in much of Europe, North America and Canada.
Hale explains: 'After trials on related plant species within the Asteraceae family it soon became apparent that Tanacetum parthenium - feverfew - provided the optimum levels of parthenolide.'
de Almeida, , et al., Flavonoids and Sesquiterpene Lactones from Artemisia absinthium and Tanacetum parthenium against Schistosoma mansoni Worms, J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med, 2016, 9521349 (2016).
Anti-inflammatory activity of parthenolide-depleted Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium).
The medicinal plant feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium), whose active principle is parthenolide, inhibits key signalling pathways of the inflammation - nuclear factor kappa beta (NF-kB), prostaglandin synthesis, histamine, serotonin release (George et al., 2012; Vitiello et al., 2012).
Effect of Chloroformic Extract of Tanacetum parthenium in the treatment of Giardia lamblia infection in Balb/c Mice.
Haziri, "Essential oil of Tanacetum parthenium (L.) from east part of Kosova," American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, vol.
* Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium), a bitter-tasting green plant with daisy like blossoms, remained an obscure herb until its ability to prevent migraine headaches put it back into home gardens and natural food markets.
(24) Tanacetum parthenium is well known for the prophylactic treatment of migraine.
The efficacy and safety of Tanacetum parthenium (feverfew) in migraine prophylaxis-a double-blind, multicentre, randomized placebo-controlled dose-response study.