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Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum Flower)

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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

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.

Contraindications and Cautions

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

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

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

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: