Overview

Tansy is a plant. Despite serious safety concerns, the parts of the tansy plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Tansy is used for digestive tract problems including stomach and intestinal ulcers, certain gallbladder conditions, migraines, nerve pain, joint pain, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Using tansy might also cause toxic effects.

Be careful not to confuse tansy with tansy ragwort (Senecio species) and other plants generically referred to as "tansy."

How does it work ?

Tansy seems to have activity against tics, fungus, bacteria, and parasites. It also might have anti-inflammatory activity.

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