Tanacetum vulgare

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Herbal medicine
A perennial weed that contains bitter glycosides, citric acid, oxalic acid, terpenoids and thujone, a volatile oil that is antispasmodic. Tansy has been used as a vermifuge and for scabies, menstrual disorders and rheumatic pain.

Thujone is a known central nervous system depressant, and should not be used in pregnancy.

Tanacetum vulgare,

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Essential oil variability of Tanacetum vulgare, Med.
Leaves of Tanacetum vulgare were collected at the Irenice Silva Medicinal Plants Garden of the State University of Maringa, in Maringa city, Brazil.