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- What is Chrysanthemum?
- How does Chrysanthemum work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Chrysanthemum.
Chrysanthemum is used to treat chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, fever, cold, headache, dizziness, and swelling.
In combination with other herbs, chrysanthemum is also used to treat prostate cancer.
As a beverage, chrysanthemum is very popular as a summertime tea in southern China.
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- Diabetes. Early research suggests that taking a specific product containing Chinese chrysanthemum and chromium (jiangtangkang) by mouth three times daily for 6 months might lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes.
- Stomach cancer. Early research suggests that taking a combination of chrysanthemum, licorice, and Panax pseudoginseng (Hua-sheng-ping) might reverse the development of precancerous stomach sores in some people.
- Chest pain (angina).
- High blood pressure.
- Prostate cancer.
- Other conditions.
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