Feverfew belongs to the family of daisy and is mostly grown in the wild. It resembles the daisy flower and it is believed that feverfew helps in curing many medical conditions. It can be purchased at the organic herb stores in the form of dried leaves. It is very beneficial for the health and one of its most important benefits is relieving the migraine headaches.
A feverfew tea is very good to drink on a daily basis and here we will provide you with the recipe for making one. You will need eight ounces of boiling water and one teaspoon of dried organic feverfew herb. Leave the dried herb in the boiling water for about 10 minutes and then strain the solution. If you don`t have dried leaves, you can also use fresh, chopped ones. When you are ready to drink tea, you can reheat the clear liquid. You can add honey, and if you want to repel the insects you can cool the liquid and apply it to the skin. The feverfew herb is not only good for tea, but also for making a tincture. For making a successful tincture you should take about 300 mg of fresh or 200 mg of dried feverfew leaves, put them in the glass bottle and pour a liter of 25% alcohol-water solution to it. You need to leave it for two or three weeks to steep, but keep shaking the bottle once a week. Five to ten drops of feverfew tincture is the recommended amount of it.
Feverfew tea is very beneficial for various medical conditions. It can cure and prevent the migraine headaches if drank on a daily bases. For the best results, you should drink it for a couple of weeks. Feverfew is also very good for promoting menstruation, relieving menstrual cramps, reducing inflammation and arthritis pain, and of course, it is very good for high fever. Skin conditions like psoriasis can be cured with feverfew tea. If you experience pain due to some kind of tooth problem, then the feverfew tea can really help you reduce the pain. It can help people who suffer from asthma as well. Many diseases can be cured due to the anti-inflammatory and sedative properties. Almost any diet requires the intake of vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin A, niacin and iron, and feverfew tea is rich in all of those vitamins. Feverfew tea is said to be very helpful in reducing tension and stress. Basically, it is good for everyone, but there is a certain group of people who should avoid drinking the feverfew tea. People who are on blood thinning medications and pregnant woman are some of these people. You should never consume the leaves directly, either fresh or dry.