Chinese Herb: Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum Flower), Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii
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Chinese Herb: Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum Flower), Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii

Herb 7 of 12 in Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior

Slightly Cold Ju Hua (Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii)
Channels:
LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii
Chinese:
菊花
Tone Marks:
jú huā

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Releases Wind and Heat
    For Wind-Heat syndromes with fever, headache, and red, painful, dry eyes.
  • Clears Heat in the Liver Channel
    Used for Wind-Heat affecting the eyes, or Yin Deficiency of the Liver and kidneys causing blurry vision, dizziness, and spots in front of the eyes.
  • Stops Wind
    Used to calm the Liver and relieve symptoms of ascending Liver yang.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Caution in patients with qi Deficiency, diarrhea, and poor appetite.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 4.5-15 grams.
  • Part used: flower head.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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