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  • n. A sesquiterpene lactone which occurs naturally in the plant feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium); used for the relief of migraine

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Examples

  • Take one 125 mg. capsule daily standardized to .2 percent parthenolide.

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  • The primary active ingredient in feverfew is parthenolide, which inhibits the release of chemicals in the body that can cause inflammation.

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  • Any feverfew product should be standardized to contain at least 0.4 percent parthenolide.

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  • It was speculated that perhaps the alcohol extract did not deliver the most active constituent of feverfew, parthenolide.

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  • Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium): A traditional treatment for both migraines and arthritis, feverfew contains the active ingredient, parthenolide, which has been shown to have antiinflammatory properties.

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  • They conducted a variety of tests using parthenolide, which has been shown to act on NF - κB.

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  • They found that in resistant tamoxifen resistant cells, and found that this had the same effect as using parthenolide.

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  • To that end, Clarke cannot predict how many women who try a combination of tamoxifen and parthenolide will benefit.

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  • Clarke added that the purified research chemical they tested, parthenolide, a derivative of feverfew, is being tested by other scientists as treatment for a variety of cancers, as well as other health conditions.

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  • Site-directed mutagenesis and electrophoretic mobility shift B activity by parthenolide significantly increased the transcriptional activity of the F-promoter.

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