feverfew

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feverfew

 [fe´ver-fu″]
the dried leaves of the herb Tanacetum parthenium, used for migraine, arthritis, rheumatic diseases, and allergy.

feverfew

(fē′vər-fyo͞o′)
n.
An aromatic plant (Tanacetum parthenium syn. Chrysanthemum parthenium) native to Eurasia, having clusters of buttonlike, white-rayed flower heads and used as an herbal medicine primarily to treat migraine headaches.

fe·ver·few

(fē'vĕr-fyū)
(Chrysanthemum multiflorum) Herbal agent used in migraine headache and fever. Associated with ulceration of oral cavity, labial edema, and hypersensitivity reactions.
Synonym(s): bachelor's button, Santa Maria.
[L. febrifuga, febrifuge]