Tanacetum vulgare L. is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant from Compositaea family, with yellow, buttonlike flowers and stout erect stem, usually smooth and branching near the top. It is common in grassy habitats everywhere in Bulgaria. It contains etheric oil mainly thujone and other terpenes (borneol and thujol), flavonoids, tannic compounds and the bitter substance tanacetin. In traditional medicine, a brew of Tanacetum vulgare is used cautiously in certain specific gastrointestinal conditions.*
Definition: Product from aerial parts of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.
Characteristics:Green brown to brown amorphous powder, with specific odour, slightly solubile in water and ethanol 50%.