Overview

Chrysanthemum is a flowering plant. It is commonly called a mum. It gets its name from the Greek words for "gold" and "flower." People use the flowers to make medicine.

Chrysanthemum is used for chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

As a beverage, chrysanthemum is very popular as a summertime tea in southern China.

How does it work ?

Chrysanthemum may increase blood flow to the heart. It may also increase sensitivity to insulin.

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