Definitions for tanacetum parthenium

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium, Chrysanthemum parthenium(noun)

    bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tanacetum parthenium

    An aromatic perennial plant species that has been used to treat migraines, arthritis, and as a febrifuge. It contains TANNINS, volatile oils (OILS, ESSENTIAL), and sesquiterpene lactones, especially parthenolide.


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