- Latin Name: Tanacetum Parthenium
- Product Name: Feverfew Extract
- CAS No.: 20554-84-1
- Active Ingredient: Parthenolide
- Specifications: 0,4% Parthenolide – 0,8% Parthenolide
- Test Method: HPLC
- Plant source: Tanacetum Parthenium
- Part used: Flower
- Appearance: Yellow-brown powder
- Molecular Formula: C15H20O3
- Molecular Weight: 2148,32
- Standard: GMP, Kosher, HALAL, ISO9001, HACCP
Common names: Bride’s Button, Compositae, Featherfew, Featherfoil, Febrifuge Plant, Wild Chamomile.
Feverfew ia traditional medicinal herb which is found in many old gardens, and is also occasionally grown for ornament. The word “feverfew” derives from the old Latin word febrifugia, meaning “fever reducer”. The plant has been used as a herbal treatment to reduce fever and to treat headaches, arthritis and digestive problems, though scientific evidence does not support anything beyond a placebo effect.
Parthenolide is a sesquiterpene lactone of the germacranolide class which occurs naturally in the plant feverfew (Tanacetum Parthenium), after which it is named. It is found in highest concentration in the flowers and fruit.
Sesquiterpene Lactones, especially parthenolide – caustic acid – essential oils – flavonoid glycosides – pinene derivatives – tannin – volatile oil.
Be helpful in migraine headache, anti-inflammatory properties, Activity against a parasite Leishmania Amazonensis, Microtubule.interfering activity.
Pharmaceuticals: most commonly used in the treatment and prevention of migraine.
Natural ingredients in cosmetics: Feverfew extracts are widely used in cosmetics and body care product industries for its multiple soothing qualities.