Feverfew tea is one of the most common holistic or healing teas.
Feverfew herb treats a variety of conditions and ailments and is very beneficial. The feverfew plant is really easy to grow and is a nice compliment to a herbal tea garden.
Feverfew herb comes in a variety of forms. There is the feverfew leaves (dried including flowers, feverfew capsules, and feverfew supplements.
Here are some of the common conditions that are treated with feverfew leaf and capsules and supplements.
- Feverfew treats migraine headaches
- Feverfew relieves arthritic pain and inflammation
- Feverfew can treat hayfever and allergies
- Feverfew can reduce fevers
- Feverfew can regulate menstruation
- feverfew can ease menstrual cramping
- Feverfew is used to relieve common cold symptoms
Feverfew & Migraines
Feverfew plants and leaves are used to treat and relieve migraine headaches. It takes about two weeks of drinking feverfew tea or taking feverfew supplements and capsules to enjoy the relief. Feverfew often works for patients who do not have success with prescription medication for migraine relief.
Feverfew & Arthritis
Feverfew plants contain a natural substance that mimics corticosteroid cortisone. It is very effective in relieving pain and suffering associated with rhumatoid arthritis. It is anti inflammatory, and has seditive effects making it a useful alternative for treating arthritis naturally.
Feverfew Side Effects
Feverfew and pregnancy do not mix. Do not take or ingest feverfew if you are pregnant. It also encourages menstruation, which is something no pregnant woman wants.
Fever few is high in vitamins A & C and also contains significant amounts of niacin and iron. It makes a great supplement to diets.
Feverfew Tea Recipe
To make a nice cup of feverfew herbal tea, here is what you do:
- 1 teaspoon dried organic feverfew herb
- 8 ounces boiling water
Steep the feverfew leaves and flowers for 8-10 minutes, strain, reheat and sweeten with honey if desired.