Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare), a handsome British perennial composite plant, growing about two feet high, with much cut pinnate leaves and corymbs of golden, button-like, rayless capitula. The whole plant is strongly aromatic and bitter, and was formerly made into a wine valued as a stomachic and put into various puddings and cakes.