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By Friendlies Pharmacy

(Chrysanthemum parthenium)


Feverfew, a member of the sunflower family has been popular for centuries as a tonic to prevent headaches, migraines and to treat arthritis. It is the leaves and the flowers which are the medicinal parts of the plant. 

How It May Benefit You

  • use to prevent migraine headaches.
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • stimulates appetite
  • menstrual problems


Chewing fresh or dried feverfew may cause internal mouth sores or abdominal pain. 

Do not use feverfew if you are pregnant.

Feverfew may interfere with blood clotting ability – speak with your doctor before taking this herb. It may be 2-3 months before it takes effect.

WARNING:    Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.


Available in dry form, pills, capsules, and tinctures.

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