butterbur


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but·ter·bur

 (bŭt′ər-bûr′)
n.
Any of several perennial herbs of the genus Petasites in the composite family, native to northern temperate regions and having large basal leaves and dense clusters of usually whitish or purplish flower heads.

butterbur

(ˈbʌtəˌbɜː)
n
(Plants) a plant of the Eurasian genus Petasites with fragrant whitish or purple flowers, woolly stems, and leaves formerly used to wrap butter: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Noun1.butterbur - small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac-pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas
genus Petasites, Petasites - genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot
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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butterbur

n (bot) petasita
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In Allan Water, near by where it falls into the Forth, we found a little sandy islet, overgrown with burdock, butterbur and the like low plants, that would just cover us if we lay flat.
Adding feverfew or butterbur reduces and prevents migraines.
You can try magnesium (200-600 mg daily--try the glycinate form if you have a sensitive stomach), vitamin B2 (200-400 mg daily for three months--consider adding B complex after a month or two because this is a very large amount of B2), butterbur (75 mg standardized, twice daily), or the herb feverfew.
Small studies have suggested that the root of the butterbur plant, Petasites hybridus, can decrease migraine frequency, but the plant can be toxic to the liver and, in animal studies, has led to genetic changes that could lead to cancer.
What his right name is I've never heard," Butterbur says to Frodo, "but he's known round here as Strider.
Taking supplements and herbal remedies, such as magnesium, vitamin B2 (thiamine), feverfew, or butterbur, to help prevent or reduce symptoms.
Butterbur is an herb with the most evidence that it prevents migraine.
Contract awarded for Eco-friendly production butterbur year pilot support project (jasanri Manufactures Construction) (Agency)
Butterbur (Petastis hybridus) is a perennial shrub that has lilac-pink flowers and can grow up to three feet high.
Ginger and raw honey work to clear a congested chest and acts as a natural antihistamine, green tea works wonders on our immune system and butterbur reduces inflammation, irritation and sneezing.