Medicinal use of Tansy in Dyspepsia, Fever, Ague, Cold and Flu

Tansy: Tanacetum vulgare

Part used: Whole herb

Aromatic, tonic, emmenagogue, diaphoretic vulnerary. Seed is vermifuge

Good for dyspepsia. One of the best remedies to promote menstruation. Seeds will expel worms. Taken hot is excellent in fevers, ague, colds and ‘flu. Strengthens weak veins (varicose veins). Hot fomentations are applied to swellings, tumours, inflammations, bruises, sciatica and inflamed eyes. Good remedy in heart disease. In small doses it is excellent in convalescence, hysteria and hepatitis. Oil of tansy rubbed on body repels insects.

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