Feverfew is a herbaceous flowering perennial that is hardy in zones 5-8. This plant has long been used in herbal medicine. It is said to be beneficial for migraines, rheumatoid arthritis, fever relief, as well as being protective and purifying.
Spiritual and Magickal Usage:
- Feverfew is excellent for general protection work, especially when a magickal attack is suspected.
- After straining a decoction of feverfew, spray magickal tools with it to purify them.
- Plant feverfew around the house for purification and protection.
- An amulet of feverfew can be worn to help keep your bearings straight.
- Feverfew added to teas and tonics is excellent for preventing migraines.
- It is also said to ease dizziness and vertigo.
- Feverfew can be used to treat cough and fevers.
- Applied externally, feverfew is said to help remove spots from the skin.
Feverfew prefers partial shade to full sun with moderately rich, well-drained soil. It is best started in late summer or early fall. These seeds are light-dependent and should be lightly covered with soil, no greater than 1/4 inch. Place seeds in clusters of 3-4 seeds. Germination is generally 7-14 days. Transplant seedlings once true leaves are developed 8-12 inches apart.
All information is provided for educational purposes with no guarantee of results; please use all herbal products with care.
Packet of 100 organic feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) seeds.