Ye Ju Hua - Wild Chrysanthemum Flower

TCM Materia Medica

Ye Ju Hua TCM Herb Classifications and Usages

The TCM herb "ye ju hua" which in english is "wild chrysanthemum flower", is categorized within the "herbs that clear heat and relieve toxicity" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the liver and lung channels and exhibits acrid, bitter (ku) and cold (han) taste/temperature properties.

Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:

  • Dosage: 6-12g

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Drains fire and relieves toxicity - furuncles, carbuncles, sores, swollen throat, wind-fire causing red eyes.

While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, ye ju hua is generally included in the following 1 formula:

ViewBi Yan Wan (Nose Inflammation Tablets)

For acute or chronic rhinitis resulting from the combination of lung qi deficiency and phlegm accumulation. Runny nose, sneezing, congestion due to phlegm. Can be used to treat for general cold or …

As noted above, ye ju hua is within the herbs that clear heat and relieve toxicity functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.

(truncated intro "... toxins for the purpose of this categorization means fevers and other adverse effects of infectious diseases where patients are clinically sick. )".

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