桐乡特产 杭白菊 永合豐监制 （16 oz/包）
Hangzhou Chrysanthemum (16 oz)
Chrysanthemum flowers have been grown in China as flowering herbs since the 15th century. They are harvested in the fall when they are in full bloom. When brewed as a beverage, Chrysanthemums produce honey-sweet scents and a soothing wintergreen-like flavor that instills a calming effect on the body. The resulting brew is fragrant, refreshing, mellow and naturally sweet.
Chrysanthemum flower makes a delicious cooling tea.
The taste is sweet; bitter; and it is slightly cold in nature. It enters the Lung meridian and Liver meridian.
Indications: Chrysanthemum relieves wind [nerve pain, spasm etc.] clears heat [inflammation] , improves eyesight, and detoxifies [the liver.] According to the manufacturer, it has been used to “cure headache, dizziness, red eyesight, irritability, boils, swelling and poison.
Oral administration: decoction, 10~15g; or pill, powder; or tea.
External use: proper amount, decocted and washed; or pounded and applied.
Cautions: "Ben Cao Hui Yan" Use sparingly for “Deficiency of Qi and cold stomach [nausea, vomiting or runny diarrhea], poor appetite and diarrhea”. Those who suffer from yang deficiency [chills, weakness, chronic diarrhea, sexual weakness] or headache and aversion to cold should not use it.
Diet Therapy (from the manufacturer)
1. Egg Chrysanthemum Soup
1 egg, 5 grams of chrysanthemum, appropriate amount of lotus root juice, a little vinegar.
Mix the egg liquid with chrysanthemum, lotus root juice, and mature vinegar, steam and stew in water, and serve once a day.
Efficacy: It can stop bleeding, promote blood circulation, reduce swelling and relieve pain. It is suitable for patients with aggravated cough and obvious vomiting in esophageal cancer.
2. Safflower mulberry leaf chrysanthemum soup
3 grams of safflower, 10 grams each of mulberry leaves and chrysanthemums.
Put mulberry leaves, chrysanthemums, and safflower together in a cup, brew with boiling water, cover and simmeer for a while. Steam the affected eyes first, and then drink the warm tea. Use it 2 times a day for 3 days.
Efficacy: heat dissipation [anti-inflammatory,] reduces swelling, relieves pain and improves eyesight. Use for indications of acute infectious conjunctivitis and other diseases.
3. Chrysanthemum Licorice Soup
120 grams of white chrysanthemum (or chrysanthemum) and 12 grams of licorice.
Add water and cook the decoction for at least 45 minutes. Drink this 3 to 4 times daily.
Efficacy: clears away heat [anti-inflammatory] and detoxification. Indications; This tea has been used for boils, swelling and pain.