Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) is a member of the Asteraceae/Compositae family. The above ground parts are used medicinally. Tansy contains thujone, a constituennt with both activity and toxicity. Tansy has shown antifungal, antibacterial, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic activity. It relieves pain, stimulates bile, and increases appetite. Tansy has been used for digestion, rheumatism, migraines, stomach ulcers, gallbladder conditions, kidney problems, and more.

Tansy comes from the Greek word athanasia, for immortality. Tansy was thought to impart immortality and was used for embalming.

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Cautions Large amounts of thujone can cause restlessness, vomiting, tremors, and convulsions. Use only the reommended amount of tansy.