Butterbur & Feverfew Introduction: benefits, side effects and usage

Feverfew is called Tanacetum parthenium; butterbur is also known as bog rhubarb, petasites plague root or umbrella leaves. Both Butterbur and Feverfew are great herbal supplement which is helpful for the treatment of a veriety of conditions and are widely used for hundreds of years. Nowadays, usually the leaves of Butterbur & Feverfew are used for medicinal purposes, and here we make brief introduction for your reference.

Butterbur and Feverfew benefits

Uses of Butterbur & Feverfew

It is reported that butterbur is often used to for the treatment of asthma, allergies, rhinitis or runny nose, headache, pain and urinary spasms that cause urinary incontinence. Butterbur’s antispasmodic properties are said to effectively compare to those of antihistamines. Feverfew is also used to for the treatment of migraines, vasoconstriction and spasms, and asthma, but also is used to help to treat arthritis, fevers, menstrual irregularity and gastric upset such as nausea and vomiting. The combination of the 2 herbal product is perfect.

Side Effects of Butterbur & Feverfew

Both Butterbur and Feverfew have side effects. Compared to feverfew, Butterbur has fewer side effects, but also please pay attention to that as it may cause liver damage. Side effects of feverfew include gastric upset with nausea and vomiting, nervousness and anxiety, abdominal pain and increased bleeding tendencies.

If it is the first time for you to take such herbal supplement, you should pay special attention to that and the consumption of such herbal supplement should be under the supervision of a licensed physician. Both butterbur and feverfew should not be given to children as the safety has not yet been established. Be careful about the risk of Butterbur & Feverfew in order to stay away from problems.