Fever few (Tanacetum Parthenium)

Feverfew is a potent herb for treatment of Migraine and Headaches, Now Available in India

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) has a long history of use to treat headaches and migraine. Traditionally, the herb has been used as an antipyretic, analgesic and as anti-inflammatory agent. Many clinical trials have confirmed its effectiveness against headaches and migraine. Feverfew is also recommended as a migraine prophylactic. The most well-studied and abundant group of active compounds in feverfew are the sesquiterpene lactones produced by superficial leaf glands.Parthenolide considered to be the main active ingredient for control of migraine and headaches.

Feverfew effects as herbal remedy for migraine involve a wide variety of physiologic pathways:

The most important active principles are the sesquiterpene lactones such as parthenolide, flavonoids and volatile oils.
Parthenolide has an anti-inflammatory activity mediated by inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis. Feverfew also has effects on vascular smooth muscle and is very effective for relief of migraine headaches
Parthenolide also significantly reduces nitroglycerin-induced expression in the nucleus trigeminalis caudalis.
It also inhibits nociception and neurogenic vasodilatation in the trigeminovascular system by targeting TRPA1 channel.
In the last decades, several clinical trials have tested the effectiveness of feverfew extracts for the prophylaxis and treatment of migraine and headaches.
Feverfew is now available in India in combination with PA free butterbur and Salix Alba in the form of Migoherb which is best herbal ayurvedic remedy for relief of Migraine headaches

Everything you wanted to know about Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) in India

What is feverfew and how does it work (mechanism of action) for Migraine and Headache control?

Tanacetum parthenium is an herb. The leaves are used as a natural herbal supplement. Tanacetum parthenium contains parthenolide, which works on serotonin receptors in the brain, giving relief from migraine headaches. Tanacetum parthenium is also believed to have anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, and anti-histamine effects.

What brand names are available in India for feverfew ?

Migoherb is the most trusted brand available in India containing Feverfew along with PAfree Butterbur and Salix Alba which makes Migoherb one of the most powerful and effective herbal remedy for Migraine and headaches.

Do I need a prescription for feverfew ?

No, It is totally natural herbal supplement for Migraine and Headache support. But it is advisable to consult your doctor before making changes to your medical prescriptions.

What are the side effects of feverfew ?

Very rare side effects of Tanacetum parthenium are bloating, nausea, and diarrhoea which will go away with continuous use

What is the dosage for feverfew (tanacetum parthenium) for Migraine and Headaches?

Migraine headache prevention: Take 75mg by mouth twice daily after meals; should be taken for at least 2-3 months to experience the desired effect.

Feverfew for Migraine-Are there any precautions to be taken?

Feverfew is not recommended for use during pregnancy

or nursing or for those with serious medical conditions.

It is not intended for use in children under the

age of 18 years of age.

Can I take feverfew along with my other prescription medicines for headaches?


How to store feverfew herbal formulation?

Keep bottle capped at all times and store in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight and humidity. It should not be refrigerated.