What is feverfew? Scientifically called tanacetum parthenium, this is a bush with white flowers and leaves with a host of healing abilities. Fondly called ‘medieval aspirin’, this herb has treated pain for hundreds of years.
- It relieves headache.
- It also treats toothache.
- As the name suggests, it heals fever.
- It relieves stomach ache.
- It also boosts fertility.
- Improved digestion is among the feverfew health benefits.
- It can treat rheumatoid arthritis.
- Asthma treatment is also one of the feverfew medicinal uses.
- It can regulate menstruation.
- It reduces inflammation.
- This herb also improves cardiovascular health.
- It also helps remove worms from the body.
- This herb can be unsafe for children under the age of 2, pregnant women, as well as nursing mothers.
- Allergic reactions
- Stomach ache
- Mouth irritation when leaves are chewed
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