Common Names: Chrysanthemum , Mums, Ju Hua, Chu Hua,Florist’s Chrysanthemum
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum morifolium, C. sinense Syn. Dendranthema morifolium
The fall blooming chrysanthemum has been used in traditional Chinese medicine as well as Ayurvedic medicine. This flower is commonly used to restore the body and to cool the eyes and head. It is full of ascorbic acid, beta-carotene, calcium, fiber, folacin, iron, magnesium, niacin, potassium, and riboflavin. It is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial can can be used to soothe the symptoms of allergies and the flu.