Also called chamomile, the Hangzhou White Chrysanthemum is a traditional medicinal plant in China, and one of the “Zhe Ba Wei”, or eight famous crude drugs of Zhejiang Province. The modern pharmacology has proven that it can treat dysentery, diminish inflammation, improve eyesight, lower blood pressure as well as reduce fat and strength the body. It can be used to treat icteric damp-heat, stomachache and anorexia as well as edema and oliguria.
By Explore Cultural China
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