Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum Flower) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Ju Hua
English Name: Chrysanthemum Flower

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Disperses wind, clears heat (bitter, cold) - headache, fever.
  • Clears liver and the eyes (sweet, cold) - wind-heat in the liver channel manifesting with red, painful, dry eyes or excessive tearing, or yin deficiency of the kidneys and liver with floaters, blurry vision, or dizziness.

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 4.5-15g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Avoid in qi deficiency with poor appetite/diarrhea.

Staff Clinician Notes

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