Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract


Plant extracts

No known benefits

Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract description

_Chrysanthemum parthenium_ extract (also known as feverfew) can be potentially skin sensitising if a specific constituent of the the plant known as parthenolide (technically, sesquiterpene lactone) is present. If the parthenolide is removed, it is not a problem for skin and may actually be beneficial. Parthenolide-free _Chrysanthemum parthenium_ extract offers potent skin-soothing properties and can help to diminish redness. If a skin care product contains _hrysanthemum parthenium_ extract, it’s best to contact the company to confirm that the their product is parthenolide-free. Note: All Paula’s Choice products are parthenolide-free.

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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