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Feverfew
Feverfew
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Our Price: $5.95
ZONE: 4 - 9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
SIZE: 36"H x 18"S
BLOOM: White, Summer
POT SIZE: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.

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Feverfew Plants

Tanacetum parthenium

Feverfew's great medicinal potential is evident by its name, which is derived from the Latin phrase meaning "fever reducer".
Feverfew has a long history as a medicinal herb used for fever and headache relief. This hardy perennial's anti inflammatory action is caused by the active compound, parthenolide, found in the plant's flowers and leaves. An antispasmodic, this natural inhibitor opens constricted blood vessels, easing pressure to the head and in joints. Studies conducted by the Maryland Medical Center show that Feverfew is actually effective at relieving migraines and minor headaches.

As an ornamental herb, the small yellow and white daisy-like flowers cover feverfew plants in summer and will last a long time in a vase. Strong smelling of citrus, this aromatic perennial self sows easily in the garden. Related to the sunflower family, this lower growing herb will spread vigorously if left unchecked in the garden. Also a cousin to Pyrethrum, Feverfew shares the same natural insect repelling qualities because it contains the same natural chemical, pyrethrin. Feverfew is known to repel moths, cockroaches, flies, ants, mosquitoes, mites, bedbugs and mice!

These wonderful plants are not only lovely to look at but they are deliciously fragrant. Just cut them and arrange casually in a vase for a great summer look! Feverfew can be planted in full sun to part shade and will grow 24-36" tall.

Features
Zones: 4 - 9

Size: 36"H x 18"S

Light: Full Sun

Bloom: White, Summer

Uses: This wonderful little plant is grown for both its beauty and medicinal properties! The small daisy-like flowers cover this herb in the summer and will last a long time in a vase. Feverfew also has a long history of helping headaches and (surprise) lowering fevers. Also said to relieve arthritis and help the body relax.

Tips: Feverfew is a deliciously fragrant addition to your garden, and self sows easily.


Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

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Arrived in great shape July 16, 2018
Reviewer: Deborah Stietenroth from Brookhaven, MS United States  
Feverfew arrived in great shape and is thriving. My go to medicinal herb to help alleviate headaches. A must in the medicinal garden.

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Feverfew June 25, 2018
Reviewer: Rhonda Becknell from Booneville, KY United States  
Big healthy plant doing great

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Fever Few June 25, 2018
Reviewer: kelly mendes from Chino, CA United States  
I absolutely love this fever few plant. The leaf if beautiful and the flower last a long time.

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