Florist's chrysanthemums were introduced to the West from China in the 18th century
Chrysanthemum is used to treat chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, fever, cold, headache, head congestion, dizziness, and swelling. Stimulates your senses, but also calming. While this tea will not make you sleepy, it is beneficial due to it's calming qualities to aid sound sleep.
Chrysanthemum flower is believed to be effective in treating eye pain associated with stress or yin/fluid deficiency. It is also used to treat blurring, spots in front of the eyes, diminished vision, and dizziness.
The tea brewed from the dried flowers has a golden hue and a mild, flowery flavor similar to chamomile. For Tea, boil the water and allow it to cool for about a minute to around 100°F. Then use between 3-6 dried flowers to 230ml /8 oz. cup of water.
People use it to treat respiratory problems, high blood pressure, and hyperthyroidism( over active thyroid). Fans of the flower also say it can reduce inflammation and calm your nerves. Also recommended for reducing fever and cold symptoms in the early stages
The herbal infusion made from the chrysanthemum is also used in reducing the elevated temperature in the body affected by fever, as well as to counter infection, and in detoxifying the body in general. Remedies made from the chrysanthemum can help bring relief from mild fevers and alleviate tension headaches. These remedies help bring soothing relief from a dry mouth or dryness in the throat, and are an aid in treating bad breath in people.
10 benefits of Chrysanthemum tea
How does it work? Chrysanthemum may increase blood flow to the heart. It may also increase sensitivity to insulin.
Preparation Methods & Dosage:
When making the tea, steep the flowers gently in hot water for no more than 10 minutes in a closed vessel, to preserve the essential oil.
* Allergies * Ayurvedic * Cardiovascular * Eyes/Vision * Flu * Hypertension * Sore Throat.
* Anti-inflammatory * Antibacterial ( its terpenoids exert inhibitory action against microorginisms by disrupting their membranes.) * Aromatic * Demulcent * Febrifuge * Hepatic * Hypotensive * Refrigerant
ascorbic acid, beta-carotene, calcium, fiber, folacin, iron, magnesium, niacin, potassium, riboflavin, essential oils.