Chrysanthemum Flower,Ju Hua or Flos Chrysanthemi,Apply and Modern Researches.
- Basic Botanical data and Identification of Chrysanthemum.
- Botanical Description of Chrysanthemum Flower.
- Chrysanthemum Flower Origin.
- Legend of Chrysanthemum Flower.
- Chrysanthemum Flower Constituents and Phytochemicals.
- History and Uses of Chrysanthemum Flower.
- Chrysanthemum Flower Remedies and Functions.
- Applications of Chrysanthemum.
- Chrysanthemum Suggestions and Administration
- Modern Researches of Chrysanthemum
- Research Update:Chrysanthemum Flower.
Applications and Properties:
Coronary blood flow Effects.
Common colds due to pathogenic wind-heat, fever and headache.
Conjunctivitis with blurring of vision.
Dizziness and convulsions.
Furuncles (skin infection) and pyogenic (having pus) infections.
Hypertension.Blood Pressure Lowering.
Prostate cancer and precancerous lesions.
Chrysanthemum Recipes and Teas.
The flower comes in several varieties but originally the chrysanthemum was just a small yellow flower. After generations of cultivation, the number of varieties grew rapidly. In the Chrysanthemum Book of the Song Dynasty (960-1279), 35 varieties were noted but by the time of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), the number had risen to 136. In Li Shizhen's famous book, "Ben Cao Gang Mu", finished in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), more than 900 varieties of chrysanthemum were listed. Today more than 3,000 varieties are blooming in China.
Decoct the ingredients for drinking. Yellow chrysanthemum (Hangzhou chrysanthemum) is mostly used to dispel pathogenic wind-heat, while white chrysanthemum (Chuxian chrysanthemum) is largely used to calm the liver and improve eyesight.
Nutritional Value:Chrysanthemum contains a volatile oil with such ingredients as borneol, camphor,chrysanthemum amino acids,also contains chrysanthemin, adenine, stachydrine, micro-vitamin A, vitamin B1, amino acids and acaclin,etc.
Dosage:5-12 grams or 10-15 grams.Chrysanthemum may be drunk as an infusion, 200 ml (8 fl oz), taken three times a day. The Chinese dosage is 4.5 - 15 g (1/4 - 3/4 oz).
Safety and Toxicity:
Acute toxicity.Chrysanthemin.LD50-lethal dose,50 percent kill.Intraperitoneal.Rodent-rat.2 gm/kg.Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value.
Safety:Those who are weak or have diarrhea should not use chrysanthemum flower.
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