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Ju Hua

Also Known As:
Florist's Chrysanthemum, Ju Hua, Mum. Anthemis grandiflorum; Anthemis stipulacea; Chrysanthemum morifolium; Chrysanthemum sinense; Chrysanthemum stipulaceum; Dendranthema morifolium; Matricaria morifolia.
Family: Asteraceae or Compositae.

 

 

 

Ju Hua               Properties: SWEET, BITTER   - COOL                    Dosage:4.5 – 15g.

Chrysanthemum Flower  Meridian: LIVER, LUNG

                  -disperse wind, clear heat – headache,  fever

                  -clears liver – red-painful-dry eyes, excessive tearing, floaters

                  -calms liver – dizziness, headache, deafness, blurred vision

 

Also Used For:

Orally, Ju Hua/Chrysanthemum is used to treat angina, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, fever, cold, headache, dizziness, and swelling.
In combination with other herbs, chrysanthemum is used orally to treat prostate cancer. In combination with licorice (Gan Cao) (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) and (Ren Shen) Panax notoginseng, it is used to treat precancerous lesions.
As a beverage, Ju Hua/Chrysanthemum is very popular as a summertime tea in southern China.

Gan Cao

Panax Notoginseng

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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