Cat. No. 0610
Chemical Name: [1aR-(1aR*,4E,7aS*,10aS*,-10bR*)]-2
Biological ActivityThe active principle of feverfew (Chrysanthemum parthenium), widely used as a herbal remedy for arthritis and migraine and as a febrifuge. Antisecretory, anti-inflammatory and spasmolytic; inhibits the release of 5-HT from blood platelets. Also inhibits generation of leukotriene B4 and thromboxane B2.
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Sumner et al (1992) Inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase and cyclo-oxygenase in leukocytes by feverfew. Involvement of sesquiterpene lactones and other components. Biochem.Pharmacol. 43 2313. PMID: 1319159.
Groenewegen and Heptinstall (1990) A comparison of the effects of an extract of feverfew and parthenolide, a component of feverfew, on human platelet activity in vitro. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 42 553. PMID: 1981582.
Murphy et al (1988) Randomized double-blind placebo controlled trial of feverfew in migraine prevention. Lancet 2 189. PMID: 2899663.
Heptinstall et al (1986) Compounds extracted from feverfew that have anti-secretory activity contain an α-methylene butyrolactone unit. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 38 709. PMID: 2877077.
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