- Butterbur Root
Butterbur is a perennial plant native to Europe and Asia, and the root of this plant is traditionally used in herbal medicine. It has been used for centuries to treat a variety of conditions, such as asthma, allergies, migraines, and fever. It contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties, which may help to relieve symptoms associated with these conditions. Butterbur root extract is believed to be effective in reducing the frequency and severity of migraines. Additionally, it has been traditionally used to improve symptoms of urinary tract disorders and to relieve pain, cough and asthma. It should be noted that Butterbur root contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids which can be toxic to the liver and lung when consumed in large amounts. Also, it should not be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women, children or people with liver or lung disease.