Also known as Bachelor’s-button, Featherfew, Featherfoil, and Wild Chamomile
History: Historically, Feverfew has been used as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans, who used it as a remedy for fevers and as an air purifier. However, it was not until seventeenth-century that herbalist Nicholas Culpeper recorded in his book, Culpeper’s Complete Herbal, that Feverfew was a very effective for relieving pains in the head. Over 400 years later, Feverfew is still seen as an exceptional remedy for fevers and headaches.
Uses: Migraine headaches, arthritis, dizziness, PMS and tinnitus
Active Ingredients: volatile oils, sesquiterpene, lactones such as parthenolides,
Actions: anti-inflammatory, vasodilatory, relaxant, digestive bitter, uterine stimulant