Feverfew migraine & headache, health benefits
has been used to treat pain for centuries. It is a key herb used in the treatment of fevers, headaches, stomach aches, toothaches, problems with menstruation and labour pain during
childbirth. More recently, the health benefits of feverfew for migraine
headaches and rheumatoid arthritis have been discovered.
Feverfew is used to treat:
Labour pain during childbirth (but avoid during pregnancy)
Side effects and contraindications
Women who are pregnant should not use feverfew because it may cause the uterus to contract, increasing the risk of miscarriage or premature delivery.
Some people can have allergic reactions to feverfew. Those who are allergic to other members of
the daisy family (which includes ragweed and chrysanthemums) are more likely to
be allergic to feverfew
The fresh leaves can cause mouth ulcers with certain sensitive individuals
Adult tincture dosage:
Based on a tincture with a 1:3 herb to alcohol ratio take 2ml to 4ml three times a day
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