Online Encyclopedia Of Ethnobotanicals
Feverfew obviously gets its name from its most commonly used purpose in alternative healing practices. The herb is believed to be a natural remedy for preventing migraine headaches and lowering fevers. Feverfew is believed to prevent chronic migraines in those who consume it daily. It's not so much thought of as a "quick fix". This brilliant plant chemist offers sedative properties, along with anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmatic properties.
It's used in infusions(mixtures, blends) by herbalist for dealing with the common cold and illness in general. Historically, Feverfew has been carried for luck, and general protection(biological health). The flowers contain a pharmacological oil that can be applied topically for pain. Aside from its medicinal qualities, it has always made me feel good in general. Phytochemist have understood the plants theraputic potential from a scientific perspective for quite some time now. Several scientifically backed constituents have been identified in the flowers and other plant material.