Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat is a perennial flowering plant widely cultivated for use in a tea infusion and as a popular beverage.

The genus Chrysanthemum, golden flower in Greek, belongs to the Asteraceae family; it includes about 300 species. The chrysanthemum is distributed in two main centers, one in the Mediterranean area, the other in China and Japan.

It has reported health benefits as chrysanthemum flowers possess anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, sedative, anti-arthritic, and anti-hypertensive effects. Chrysanthemum flowers have also been demonstrated to produce antitumor , neuroprotective, and anti-allergic activities.

It was also proved to be effective to inhibit the agglutination of blood platelet and promote the myocardial blood circulation and white cell phagocytosis, and therefore it was used to treat many diseases such as furuncle.
Chrysanthemum tea: Health benefits 

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