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Tansy Herb Dried (Tanacetum vulgare) - 60 g - Herbal Collection

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Tansy Herb Dried (Tanacetum vulgare) - 60 g - Herbal Collection

 Tanacetum vulgare

 

INFORMATION

Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Tanaisie_commune

 

Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

 

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plant name

 

Common Tansy, Bitter Grass , Worm Grass , Athanasius

 

International Latin denomination

 

Tanacetum vulgare L.

 

botanical family

 

Asteraceae

 

Description and habitat

 

  • Vigorous herbaceous plant exceeding 1 m in height, with a pronounced odor
  • Stems furrowed, leaves light green, finely divided (pinnatisect) with elongated, lobed segments
  • Corymbs of tight flower heads about 1 cm wide, with jagged bracts and golden yellow tubular flowers
  • Wetlands all over Europe and northern Asia

 

History and tradition

 

  • Listed in medieval texts such as those of Hildegarde Von Bingen in the 12th century
  • Its cultivation was required by the “Capitulare de villis” of Charlemagne (795)
  • Due to its peppery aroma, the plant served as a substitute for expensive spices ( nutmeg , cinnamon )

 

Parts used

 

  • Flowering tops (leaves)

 

Dosage forms available

 

 

Usual dosages

 

Composition

 

Main components of the plant

 

 

Main components of buds or young shoots

 

Main components of essential oil

 

 

Properties

 

Plant properties

 

  • Anthelmintic (safety not guaranteed)
  • Emmenagogue
  • Choleretic activity ( caffeic acid )
  • External pest control

 

Bud properties

 

Properties of essential oil

 

 

Directions

 

Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

 

  • External parasiticide but safety not guaranteed

 

Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

 

Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

 

Known or suspected mode of action

 

Usual formulations

 

Regulations

 

Possible side effects and precautions for use

 

  • Thujone is convulsant , abortive
  • Prohibited during pregnancy
  • The essential oil is toxic at 7 grams and deadly at 15 grams

 

Bibliographic references

 

  1. Aller↑ Pålsson K, Jaenson TG, Baeckström P, Borg-Karlson AK. Tick ​​repellent substances in the essential oil of Tanacetum vulgare. J Med Entomol. 2008 Jan;45(1):88-93. PMID 18283947
  • Teuscher Eberhard, Anton Robert, Lobstein Annelise. Aromatic plants: Spices, herbs, condiments and essential oils. Ed. Tec & Doc. Cachan. 2005.
  • Barrero AF Sanchez JF Altarejos SJ Zafra MJ Homoditerpenes from the essential oil of Tanacetum annuum. Phytochemistry. 1992, vol. 31, no.5, pp. 1727-1730

CAUTION

Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

Do not exceed the daily dose.

 

This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
 

If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

 

This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

 

This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

 

For More Information please check our General Safety Herbal products Page