Chrysanthemum has been used for hundreds of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The tea brewed from the dried flowers has a golden hue and a mild, flowery flavour similar to chamomile. Also used for natural dyeing producing a beautiful natural yellow.
Chrysanthemum flowers, known in China as Ju Hua, are a bitter aromatic herb that has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. The flower heads are drunk as a refreshing tisane. The flowers are harvested when fully open in the autumn and are dried for later use. In China they are steamed before being dried to make them less bitter. The leaf juice is smeared onto wounds.
The flower heads are drunk as a refreshing tisane.
Specifications for Chrysanthemum Flowers
|Botanical name||Chrysanthemum morifolium|
|Other names||Dendranthema x grandiflorum, Chrysanthemum, Cut Mum, Garden Mum, Pot Mum, Florist’s Chrysanthemum|
|Country of Origin||China|
|Packaging||Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch|