Overview

Feverfew is a plant that is native to Asia Minor and the Balkans. It is now commonly grown throughout the world. Feverfew leaves are normally dried for use in medicine. Fresh leaves and extracts are also used.

People most commonly take feverfew by mouth for migraine headaches. People also take feverfew by mouth for itching, tension headache, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Feverfew leaves contain many different chemicals, including one called parthenolide. Parthenolide or other chemicals decrease factors in the body that might cause migraine headaches.

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