Tanacetum vulgare

Tansy/Drug Interactions:

  • Antidiabetic agentsAntidiabetic agents: Theoretically, tansy may interfere with hypoglycemic therapy and alter blood sugar.
  • Ethanol (alcohol)Ethanol (alcohol): The constituent, thujone, may heighten and alter the effect of alcohol.
  • Tansy/Herb/Supplement Interactions:

  • Asteraceae/Compositae family herbsAsteraceae/Compositae family herbs: Individuals with allergy or hypersensitivity to tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) may also have similar cross-sensitization to members of the Asteraceae/Compositae family. Examples of species include: arnica, false ragweed (Ambrosia acanthicarpa), giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida), sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), short ragweed (Ambrosia artemisifolia), wild feverfew (Parthenium hysterophorus), yarrow (Achillea millifolium), Lactuca sativa, Cichorium endivia, dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), marguerite, sunflower, the chrysanthemums, chamomile (8).
  • Ethanol based herbal tinctures (alcohol)Ethanol based herbal tinctures (alcohol): The constituent, thujone, may heighten and alter the effect of alcohol.
  • HypoglycemicsHypoglycemics: Theoretically, concomitant use of tansy may alter blood sugar.
  • Thujone-containing herbsThujone-containing herbs: Concomitant use of tansy with other thujone containing herbs may increase the risk of thujone toxicity. Thujone-containing herbs include oak moss, sage, wormwood, cedar, and tree moss.
  • Tansy/Food Interactions:

  • Insufficient available evidence.
  • Tansy/Lab Interactions:

  • Insufficient available evidence.