There are many types of Compositae plants, and most of the Compositae plants are capable of blooming. The flowers are similar in appearance, with layers of petals. Some chrysanthemums can also be used after being dried in the sun. Soaked in water, such as the famous Hangju, soaking in water has the effect of clearing heat and removing fire. Some small yellow chrysanthemums can also be used to soak in water. What are the benefits of soaking small yellow chrysanthemums in water?
Benefits of drinking chrysanthemum soaked in water
The wild chrysanthemum is a perennial herb of the Compositae family. The shape of the head of the wild chrysanthemum is similar to that of a chrysanthemum. It is spherical, 0.3-1cm in diameter and brownish yellow. The involucre consists of 4 to 5 layers of bracts. The tongue-shaped flowers are one round, yellow, shrunken and curled; the tubular flowers are mostly, dark yellow. Light body. It is pungent, bitter, and slightly poisonous. Wild in wild areas such as hillside grassland, fields, roadsides, etc. It is better to have yellow stalkless, complete, bitter, and not fully bloomed flowers. Wild chrysanthemum is slightly cold in nature, with the ability to evacuate wind and heat, reduce swelling and detoxification. It can treat boils, carbuncle, sore throat, red eyes, headache and dizziness.
The leaves, flowers and whole plants of wild chrysanthemum are used as medicine. Taste bitter, pungent and cool, clearing away heat and detoxification, dispersing wind and heat, dissipating blood stasis, improving eyesight, lowering blood pressure. Prevention and treatment of epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, prevention of influenza, colds, treatment of hypertension, hepatitis, dysentery, carbuncle and sores have obvious effects. The infusion of wild chrysanthemum is also very effective in killing larvae and fly maggots. The wild chrysanthemum has the effect of sterilizing and reducing the swelling of the red and swollen pustules after mosquito bites in summer.
Unknown swelling poison. Smash the stem with wild chrysanthemum, decoct it in wine, take it with heat to let the sweat erupt; apply medicine residue to the affected area. Another prescription: a handful of wild chrysanthemum stems and leaves, and a handful of cocklebur, smashed together, add wine to a bowl, wring out the juice, and still apply the medicine residue to the affected area. You have to sweat. Another prescription: picking cocklebur leaves in summer and wild chrysanthemums in autumn, the final point of total research. Three coins for each serving, the wine is given away. Wet sores on days sore. Wash the affected area with wild chrysanthemum root and jujube. The end of the scrofula is broken. Smash the root of wild chrysanthemum and take it orally with decoction; apply medicine residue to the affected area.
Efficacy and function of yellow chrysanthemum tea:Yellow chrysanthemum has a bitter taste and strong heat-clearing ability. It is often used to dissipate wind and heat. It has the functions of dispersing wind and heat, nourishing the liver, improving eyesight, cooling and detoxifying, and can treat colds, boils, swelling toxins, high blood pressure and arteriosclerosis.
It can be used to formulate other medicines to make Sangju cold tablets and other medicines and chrysanthemum crystals and other beverages. Yellow chrysanthemum can be used to make tea and wine, and often drink chrysanthemum tea or chrysanthemum wine, which can “clean the five internal organs, detoxify and build up”, and play the role of life extension and beauty. The drunk chrysanthemums are dried and used as pillow cores to cool people down and reduce fire, brightening their eyes and minds.