Chrysanthemum indicum L. and C. morifolium Ramat

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand


Two Chrysanthemum species are officially listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia:
  • Yejuhua, Flos Chrysanthemi indici, is the dry composite inflorescence of Chrysanthemum indicum L. (Asteraceae), which is collected in the fall and winter. It is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an antiphlogistic for the treatment of carbuncle, furuncle, conjunctivitis, headache, and vertigo.

  • Juhua, Flos Chrysanthemi, is the dry composite inflorescence of C. morifolium Ramat, which is collected from September to November. It is used as an antiphlogistic and against cold, headache, vertigo, and conjunctivitis.


Contact Dermatitis Chemical Constituent Allergic Contact Dermatitis Sesquiterpene Lactone Coulometric Titration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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