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but·ter·bur

(bŭt'ĕr-bŭr)
Herbal remedy made from Petasites hybridus; purported uses in therapy for GI tract, GU tract, and in skin disease. Hepatotoxicity noted; as with most herbals, levels of active agent in formulation vary by manufacturer and batch.
Synonym(s): sweet coltsfoot, Western coltsfoot.
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butterbur

(but'er-bur?)
An herb from which an herbal remedy is made for treatment of migraine headache and allergic rhinitis.
Synonym: Petasites hybridus
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* Consider prescribing topiramate, divalproex sodium, metoprolol, propranolol, or the herbal, Petasites hybridum, for the prevention of recurrent episodic migraine that has not responded to a reduction in headache triggers.
The first group is dominated by Petasites hybridus, a semiheliophilous geophyte that finds its optimum conditions on small, steep surfaces and on mineral substrates covered with a thin layer of soil.
In vitro propagation of Petasites hybridus (Asteraceae) from leaf and petiole explants and from inflorescence buds.
Studies suggest that a standardized extract of butterbur (Petasites hybridus) is a powerful migrainepreventive agent.
The nymphs and adults were fed on leaves of Petasites japonicus giganteus.
A: Winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans, introduced from the Mediterranean, is deeply rooted and persistent.
In another trial, Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) was found to reduce the number of migraine attacks."
DENVER--For preventing chronic headache, an herbal product called petasites and the muscle relaxant tizanidine performed favorably, based on data from double-blind clinical trials presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) is known to have anti-inflammatory action and may ease seasonal allergies as well as over-the-counter antihistamines, according to a recent Swiss study of 125 people who took 32 milligrams a day (divided into four doses) of petasines, the herb's active compound.
15]N Shrubs and trees Betula (-31.5)-(-27.7) (-6.1)-(0.0) Populus (-8.2)-(-0.8) Vaccinium (-29.9)-(-25.9) (-8.0)-(-0.8) Salix (-28.7)-(-24.0) (-6.3)-(2.3) Herbs Artemesia (-28.3)-(-26.6) (-3.2)-(-1.3) Carex (-26.8)-(-23.8) (-1.8)-(5.3) Eriophorum (-26.3)-(-24.7) (2.1)-(5.2) Festuca (-28.3)-(-25.3) (-3.7)-(-0.1) Petasites (-26.0)-(-25.0) (-0.3)-(10.1) Aquatic plants (1) Potentilla 0.3 Caltha 2.5 Potomogeton 3.2 Mushrooms (-27.3)-(-20.5) (-3.6)-(9.1) Lichens (-25.6)-(-21.3) (-4.9)-(1.7) (1) Average values (Kielland 2001).
Several species feeding on Senecioneae have a slightly broader host range that includes several contribal (Oreina cacaliae on Adenostyles, Petasites, and Senecio species, O.