Origin: Extracted from the butterbur plant
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Overview: Butterbur extract is derived from the perennial plant called Petasites hybridus, a shrub commonly found in Europe as well as in some parts of Asia and North America.
It has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for various health conditions including allergies, migraines, and cardiovascular issues.
In the Middle Ages, butterbur was used for plague and fever, and in the 17th century it was used to treat cough, asthma, and skin wounds. More recently, it has been used for urinary tract symptoms, stomach upset, headaches including migraines, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), and other conditions.
- Treating seasonal allergies
- Relieving migraines
- Reduces asthma symptoms
- Protects the brain
- Promotes heart health
- Decreases inflammation