Close up of white daisy-like flowers of feverfew.


Feverfew, or Tanacetum parthenium (also known as Chrysanthemum parthenium and Pyrethrum parthenium), is a flowering herbaceous perennial in the Asteraceae or daisy family.

It is a traditional medicinal plant that is most often used to prevent and relieve migraine headaches. It’s also grown for is beautiful white and yellow daisy-like flowers.

Native to the Balkans, Anatolia and Turkey, and the Caucus, it has spread throughout the world and is grown all over North America, Europe, and the western mountains of South America.

Thinking about planting feverfew in your herb garden? Read our guides down below for in-depth tips and advice on growing, harvesting, and using this beneficial flowering plant.

How to Harvest Feverfew

A close up of white feverfew flowers with their contrasting yellow centers on a soft focus dark background.

Feverfew, with its long history of use as a medicinal herb, has recently made a comeback in modern gardens. You’ll enjoy its therapeutic properties, particularly as a remedy for migraines, as well as its attractive daisy-like flowers. To learn how to harvest and use this powerful plant, read more now.

How to Grow Feverfew: A Medicinal and Visual Delight

A close up horizontal image of Tanacetum parthenium flowers growing in the garden.

Widely considered by herbalists to be a natural remedy for headaches, feverfew also happens to be an attractive landscaping plant. With white and yellow daisy-like flowers atop green feathery stems, this colorful herb is a fantastic addition to the garden. Learn how to plant and grow feverfew in this guide. Read more now.