Bairnwort, Bellis perennis, Bruisewort, Common Daisy, Daisy, English Daisy, Herb Margaret, Margarita Común, Pâquerette, Pâquerette Margueritte, Pâquerette Vivace, Perennial Daisy, Petite Marguerite.


Overview Information

Wild daisy is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicinal tea.

People take wild daisy tea for coughs, bronchitis, disorders of the liver and kidneys, and swelling (inflammation). They also use it as a drying agent (astringent) and as a "blood purifier." Some people take homeopathic wild daisy for preventing problems during childbirth, pain and soreness, and minor bleeding.

Wild daisy is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds and skin diseases.

How does it work?

Wild daisy contains chemicals called saponins. These chemicals might help skin cells produce more collagen.


Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of wild daisy for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know whether wild daisy is safe.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of wild daisy during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Wild daisy may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking wild daisy.



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The appropriate dose of wild daisy depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for wild daisy. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

View References


  • Desevedavy, C., Amoros, M., Girre, L., Lavaud, C., and Massiot, G. Antifungal agents: in vitro and in vivo antifungal extract from the common daisy, Bellis perennis. J Nat.Prod. 1989;52(1):184-185. View abstract.
  • Nazaruk, J. and Gudej, J. Apigenin glycosides from the flowers of Bellis perennis L. Acta Pol.Pharm 2000;57(2):129-130. View abstract.
  • Nazaruk, J. and Gudej, J. Qualitative and quantitative chromatographic investigation of flavonoids in Bellis perennis L. Acta Pol.Pharm 2001;58(5):401-404. View abstract.
  • Schopke, T., Wray, V., Kunath, A., and Hiller, K. Virgaureasaponin 2 from Bellis perennis L. Die Pharmazie 1-1-1990;45:870-871.
  • Morikawa T, Ninomiya K, Takamori Y, et al. Oleanane-type triterpene saponins with collagen synthesis-promoting activity from the flowers of Bellis perennis. Phytochemistry. 2015;116:203-212. View abstract.
  • Oberbaum, M., Galoyan, N., Lerner-Geva, L., Singer, S. R., Grisaru, S., Shashar, D., and Samueloff, A. The effect of the homeopathic remedies Arnica montana and Bellis perennis on mild postpartum bleeding--a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study--preliminary results. Complement Ther Med 2005;13(2):87-90. View abstract.

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