Ju Hua Chrysanthemum Flower - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Ju Hua Names

  • English Name: Chrysanthemum Flower
  • Pinyin Name: Ju Hua

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Ju Hua Cautions

    Contraindication Notes:

    • Avoid in qi deficiency with poor appetite/diarrhea.

Ju Hua Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Disperses wind, clears heat (bitter, cold) - headache, fever.
  • Clears liver and the eyes (sweet, cold) - wind-heat in the liver channel manifesting with red, painful, dry eyes or excessive tearing, or yin deficiency of the kidneys and liver with floaters, blurry vision, or dizziness.

Ju Hua Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 4.5-15g

Clinician Notes

Ju Hua Appears In 3 Formulas

Bao Ji Wan

  • Protect and Relieve Pills
    • Cramping and/or painful distension of the abdomen.
    • Foul smelling belching or gas with diarrhea due to heat in the intestine.
    • May alleviate some hangover symptoms.
    • Also useful to treat food poisoning. 
  • Clear Heat
  • Clear Heat From The Organs

Qi Ju Di Huang Wan

  • Lycii Chrysanthemum Teapills
    • Yin deficiency symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, night sweats, hot flashes, heat in the soles and dryness.
    • Blurry vision, possibly with dry eyes.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Yin

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