Tansy was a popular strewing herb in times past because it’s clean, camphoraceous scent repelled flies and other pests. It is still customary to plant tansy outside the kitchen door, and around the garden for the same reasons.
“This herb is undoubtedly under the government of Venus. It is an agreeable bitter, a carminative, and a destroyer of worms, for which case a powder of the flowers should be given from six to twelve grains at night and mornings.
Nicholas Culpeper, 1653
It can be used while fasting to expel worms, especially round and thread. It is also valuable for treating hysteria and kidney weakness. It has also been used to promote menstruation. Tansy has shown to be helpful in treating gout and epilepsy. It has been thought to relieve the pain of sprains, bruises, blemishes, scabies, and pain of rheumatic joints. Tansy is very effective for relieving the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Helpful for leg pain, as well.
This common herb is the one to use for Osteoarthritis, Bursitis and Rheumatoid and common arthritis, with results in 10-15 days of regular use, and the improvement is remarkable. Also used for treating Degenerative Joint and neck disease. Common Tansy extract is very effective in resolving the symptoms associated with backaches. It has a potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic action. It is also beneficial for treating the pain and inflammation of a stiff neck.
Tansy has been found to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia, a common condition in which people suffer from a great deal of pain in from several specific points on the body.
Many people have perineural cysts with no symptoms at all, in fact, people live with this condition without being aware of their existence. These cysts located in the subarachnoid area of the spinal column and can create pain, weakness and abnormal sensations. Known as Tarlov cysts or Sacral Nerve Root Cysts. Tansy extract can be used effectively for this affliction.
Can be used externally for skin problems. It may also be used for hysteria, jaundice, dropsy (edema), kidney weakness, flatulence and stomach spasms, gout, epilepsy, and low fever. It has also been used as in the treatment of fleas, lice, and scabies. As an external wash, it is helpful for blemishes, bruises, sprains, and as a compress for rheumatic joints.
Ingredients: Tansy Leaf and Flower, Distilled Water, 30% Alcohol.
Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in juice, water, under the tongue or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Contraindications: Use tansy only under medical supervision. Tansy is a very strong herb, please read through the following information carefully and thoroughly: The herbalists who’ve I’ve read generally agree that an extract, in proper dosage, of Tansy may be used safely but with caution, it should always be started with the lowest dosage and gradually work up to the appropriate dosage to test the herb’s strength, dosages and duration should not be exceeded. Overdose can be fatal. Do not use while pregnant. Can cause kidney damage if use is prolonged.