March 27, 2017
Types of Chrysanthemum
There four four kinds of quality chrysanthemums- ‘hao’, ‘chu’, ‘gong’ and ‘hang’. ‘Hang’ chrysanthemums are categorized into white or yellow chrysanthemums. Matricariarecutita is considered the best within all ‘Hang’ white chrysanthemums.
(Improve eyesight) White Chrysanthemum- clears the liver and improve eyesight. Brew alone, suitable for those who have late nights.
(Clear heat) Yellow Chrysanthemum- dispels wind and heat. Brew with Xiakucao, suitable for those with red eyes and eye dirt.
(Clear heat and remove toxin) Wild Chrysanthemum- healing power of clearing heat and removing toxin is strong. Added with honeysuckle flower, smilax to brew can relieve skins issues such as allergies, redness, and itch.