Chrysanthemum tea(菊花茶) is a beverage brewed the chrysanthemum with water. Chrysanthemum is one of the traditional Chinese medicine, can clearing and detoxifying, relieving eye strain, headaches, high blood pressure have a certain effect. Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum plant height 20-200cm, usually 30-90 cm. Stem color is light green or brown, mostly upright branches, basal half lignification. Single leaves are alternate, oval or oblong, serrated edge notch and. Ray florets for the female flower, tube-shaped flowers to hermaphrodites. Ray florets rich colors, red, yellow, white, ink, purple, green, orange, pink, brown, lilac, light green and so on. The color of tubular flowers is red, yellow, white, purple, green, pink, complex colors, stripes and other color.
Chrysanthemum tea’s place of origin
Zhejiang Tongxiang’s Dendranthema morifolium and Huangshan Tribute Chrysanthemum produced in the foot of Huangshan more famous. Produced in Anhui Haozhou’s Hao Chrysanthemum, Chuzhou’s Chu Chrysanthemum, and Sichuan’s Chuan Chrysanthemum, Zhejiang Deqing’s De Chrysanthemum, Henan Qiyuan’s Huai Chrysanthemum have a good efficacy. Huangshan Tribute Chrysanthemum in particular, it grows in the Non-pollution Mountains, with a higher consumption value. Many people will choose white flowers and large flowers of Chrysanthemum. In fact, the color yellow, small, ugly chrysanthemum is the best choice.
The effect of chrysanthemum tea
Chrysanthemum Asteraceae perennial herb, is one of the traditional Chinese herbal medicines commonly used. Chrysanthemum flower heads mainly for medicinal. Chrysanthemum scattered wind heat, Liver eyesight such as anti-inflammatory effect, and detoxification. Chrysanthemum tea on the dry mouth, Huo-wang, head Shibuya, or by the wind, cold, wet limbs caused by pain, numbness of the disease have a certain effect. On dizziness, headache, tinnitus, a preventive role.
There indicum and Chrysanthemum chrysanthemum family of points, including family Compositae Liver eyesight, indicum Qudu scattered fire, stand by the slightly cold, heat and detoxifying, the eye strain, headaches, high blood pressure have some effect.
Modern medical research also confirmed that Daisy has a lower blood pressure, to eliminate cancer cells, expanding the role of coronary artery and inhibition, long-term drinking can increase the body of calcium, regulate cardiac function, lower cholesterol, for the elderly and prevention of epidemic conjunctivitis when drinking. Meanwhile, the chrysanthemum tea aroma, refreshing, but also have some relaxation, relieves headache effect.
Chrysanthemum teas on the treatment of eye fatigue, blurred vision, have a good effect. Usually a cup of chrysanthemum tea to drink, make eye fatigue symptoms subside. If you drink three to four cups a day of chrysanthemum tea, also help to restore vision.
The nutritional value of chrysanthemum tea
Scientific analysis shows that chrysanthemum contains volatile oil, chrysanthemum glycosides, adenine, amino acids, choline, stachydrine, berberine, flavonoids, Ju pigments, vitamins, trace elements and other substances. Chrysanthemum tea in flavonoids has been proven to have strong free radical scavenging, and anti-oxidation, anti-aging has a good effect. Petals contain 17 amino acids, of which glutamic acid, aspartic acid, proline and other high content. In addition, rich in vitamins and iron, zinc, copper, selenium and other trace elements, and therefore can not compare with the general role of fruits and vegetables.