Butterbur – The Healing Plant

English publications

Medical professionals and those with an interest in medicine can find studies and reports on the use of the butterbur medicinal plant as a treatment for migraine.

German publications

Butterbur extract: Prophylactic treatment for childhood migraines

Complemetary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2014

Utterback, G. et al.

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Evidence-based guideline update: NSAIDs and other complementary treatments for episodic migraine prevention in adults

Neurology, 2012

Holland S, Silberstein S.D et al.

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Migraine prophylaxis with herbal extracts from petasites and tanacetum versus propranol and topiramate - a comparative review of double-blind randomised controlled trials

Cephalalgia, 2009

Diener, H.C.

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Butterbur root extract and music therapy in the prevention of childhood migraine: An explorative study

R. Oelkers-Ax, A. Leins, P. Parzer, T. Hillecke u.a.

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Petasites hybridus Extracts in vitro COX-2 and PGE2 Release by Direct Interaction with the Enzyme and by Preventing p42/44 MAP Kinase Activation in Rat Primary Microglial Cells

B. L. Fiebich, M. Grozdeva, S. Hess, M. Hüll u. a.

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Petasites hybridus root (butterbur) is an effective preventive treatment for migraine

R. B. Lipton, H. Göbel, K. M. Einhäupl, K. Wilks u. a.

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The First Placebo-Controlled Trial of a Special Butterbur Root Extract for the Prevention of Migraine: Reanalysis of Efficacy Criteria

H. C. Diener, V. W. Rahlfs, U. Danesch

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Migraine Prevention in Children and Adolescents: Results of an Open Study with a Special Butterbur Root Extract

R. Pothmann, U. Danesch

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