Tanacetum microphyllum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Tanacetum microphyllum
Tanacetum macrophyllum 3.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Tanacetum
Species:
T. microphyllum
Binomial name
Tanacetum microphyllum

Tanacetum microphyllum is a species of flowering plant in the aster family, Asteraceae. It is endemic to the Iberian Peninsula.[2]

The plant has been used for centuries in Spanish traditional medicine as an anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic.[2] Compounds isolated from extracts of the plant include santin, ermanin, centaureidin, and hydroxyachillin.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tanacetum microphyllum. European Environment Agency.
  2. ^ a b c Abad, M. J., et al. (2003). The phytochemical and pharmacological investigations on Tanacetum microphyllum. Recent Research Developments in Life Sciences 1, II. 371-95.