Scientific Name:Tanacetum parthenium  
Vernacular Name:Camomille or Matricaria parthenium L., Chrysanthemuum parthenium (l.) BENTH, Pyrethrum parthenium (l) SM.
Family name :Asteraceae
Geographic Distribution:cosmopolitan herb

Botanical Description

: The plant is a herbaceous perennjal that grows into asmall bush up to 70 cm high with pungently-scented leaves. The leaves are lightly yellowish ggreen, variously pinnatifid. The conspicuous daisy-like flowers are up to 20 mm across, borne in lax corymbs. The outer, ray florets have white ligules and the inner, disc florets are yellow and tubular. It spreads rapidly by seed, and will cover a large area after a few years.

Medicinal Use

In traditional medicine, It has been used for fever, headaches, arthritis, and digestive problems.

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