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Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum grandiflorum (Dentranthema g.))



expectorant, eye-strengthening, vasodilating

Areas of application:

Headache, increases vision, relieves bad breath, is used to prevent viral diseases, cataracts, glaucoma, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries

Plant parts used:


Collection time:

August to October

To find:

Garden plant


Pyrethrin, sesquiterpene lactones, amino acids, flavonoids, B2


☕ Tea: 2 teaspoons of petals are poured with 1/4 liter of boiling water and left to steep for about 10 minutes. 2 to 3 cups per day are sufficient.

In the kitchen you can use the chrysanthemum in salads, flavored rice, potatoes or drinks. The young chopped plants make a substitute for parsley and the larger ones can be prepared like spinach.

🛑 Caution: Never eat chrysanthemums from flower shops or cut flowers from nurseries. They have been treated with agents intended to make them bloom in time and are therefore inedible. Only use plants from your own cultivation!

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