Tanacetum (Chrysanthemum) parthenium ASTERACEAE
Small daisy-like blooms on light green foliage. Medicinal: Feverfew acts as a vasodilator and anti-inflammatory. Studies published in the British medical journal Lancet reported that 2 to 3 fresh leaves of feverfew eaten daily over a period of time reduced the severity and frequency of migraine headaches. Feverfew has potential value in relief from arthritis symptoms as well. Contraindicated during pregnancy.
[Culture: Perennial, zones 4-10/70°/light-dependent germinator/10-14 days/sun/24-30" ht./8-12" apart/remove flower heads before seed forms, otherwise the plant will grow as an annual]
Photography by Jude Della Terra
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 08 November, 2004.