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Anacyclus Pyrethrum

Anacyclus Pyrethrum

Anacyclus pyrethrum, commonly known as Akarkara or Pellitory, is a perennial herb belonging to the Asteraceae family. Native to North Africa and the Mediterranean region, this plant is renowned for its traditional medicinal uses. The root of Anacyclus pyrethrum is particularly valued for its therapeutic properties.


-Aphrodisiac: Anacyclus pyrethrum is traditionally used to enhance libido and address sexual dysfunction. -Dental Health: The herb's antimicrobial properties make it beneficial for oral health, addressing issues like toothaches and gum problems. -Respiratory Disorders: It may be used to alleviate respiratory conditions such as coughs and bronchitis. -Anti-inflammatory: Anacyclus pyrethrum may have anti-inflammatory effects, making it useful for conditions like arthritis.


-The typical dosage varies, and it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized guidance. -As a general guideline, powdered Anacyclus pyrethrum root can be consumed in doses of 1-3 grams per day.


-Pregnancy: Pregnant women should avoid Anacyclus pyrethrum due to potential uterine stimulation. -Allergies: Individuals with known allergies to Asteraceae plants should exercise caution.

Special Precautions

-Individuals with pre-existing medical conditions or those taking medications should consult a healthcare provider before using Anacyclus pyrethrum. -It may cause skin irritation in some individuals; a patch test is advisable.

Side Effects

-Allergic reactions such as skin rashes or itching. -Gastrointestinal discomfort in some cases.

Drug Interactions

Interactions with medications have not been extensively studied. Consult a healthcare professional if taking medications concurrently.

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