Ye Ju Hua – Wild Chrysanthemum Flower – Flos Chrysanthemi Indici

Ye Ju Hua

English Name: wild chrysanthemum flower

Pharmaceutical Name: Flos Chyrsanthemi Indicum

Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Toxin-Eliminating Herbs

Properties: Ye Ju Hua enters the Lung and Liver channels; it is bitter and arid in nature and cool in temperature.

What is Ye Ju Hua?:

The Chinese Herb Ye Ju Hua is the unprocessed anthodium (compacted flower parts & calyx) of the wild chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum L.) minus the stem and leaves.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Ye Ju Hua:

Ye Ju Hua is a heat-toxin clearing herb used to treat carbuncles, furuncles, and other hardened sores as well as sore throat and red, itchy eyes.