Efficacy of feverfew as prophylactic treatment of migraine.

@article{Johnson1985EfficacyOF,
  title={Efficacy of feverfew as prophylactic treatment of migraine.},
  author={E. Johnson and N. P. Kadam and D. M. Hylands and P. Hylands},
  journal={British Medical Journal (Clinical research ed.)},
  year={1985},
  volume={291},
  pages={569 - 573}
}
  • E. Johnson, N. P. Kadam, +1 author P. Hylands
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal (Clinical research ed.)
  • Seventeen patients who ate fresh leaves of feverfew daily as prophylaxis against migraine participated in a double blind placebo controlled trial of the herb: eight patients received capsules containing freeze dried feverfew powder and nine placebo. Those who received placebo had a significant increase in the frequency and severity of headache, nausea, and vomiting with the emergence of untoward effects during the early months of treatment. The group given capsules of feverfew showed no change… CONTINUE READING
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