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5 Lesser-Known Healing Properties of Chrysanthemum Flowers

The “Queen of Autumn” or the “elixir of the eternal life”. Call it whatever you may, but the truth is that this flower is a gift that nature has so kindly offered it to us.

In Japan, for instance, this plant was considered to be so sacred that it was only deemed worthy of emperors alone. That’s why it could only be represented on the clothing of the imperial family. The average Joe was forbidden such a privilege, and those who dared to adorn it and embellish their clothes with it received the capital punishment.

Today, this flower appears on Japanese stamps and coins, and the Supreme Order of this flower is the name given to the highest distinction in the state.

Can you guess the plant in question?

It’s the truly spectacular chrysanthemum, considered since ancient times to be a symbol of longevity and health.

In fact, chrysanthemum holds some pretty exceptional healing effects.

Its multicolored petals are rich in minerals, like potassium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, and calcium, which are necessary for the normal functioning of the body, especially the central nervous system.

But the petals of the flower also contain essential oils that strengthen the immune system and inhibit Parkinson’s disease.

In traditional Chinese medicine, its leaves are used to combat migraines, and dried flowers are used to increase appetite.

Chrysanthemum is truly a remarkable force of nature. So let’s see how you can put it to great use.

How To Fortify Your Nervous System: a Step-by-step Guide

The easiest way to enjoy all the health benefits of Chrysanthemum is by drinking this tea.

Simply add a handful of chrysanthemum petals in half a liter of boiling water. Then, cover the container and let it sit for 30 minutes.

Drinking this tea, every evening, before bedtime, for two to three weeks, optimizes your wellbeing, eliminates headaches and the ringing in the ears, and even helps improve your vision.

Chrysanthemum Tea: a Gateway Towards Multiple Health Benefits

What To Do if You’re Suffering from Knee Pain or Lack of Mobility

Crush a spoonful of chrysanthemum petals and mix them up with two tablespoons of honey.

Before bedtime, use this mixture to bandage the affected areas with a gauze.

Keep doing this until the pain subsides.

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What To Do If You’re Suffering From Polyarthritis, Osteoarthritis or Rheumatism

Add a teaspoon of sunflower oil over a handful of chrysanthemum petals and then apply that combo in the evening, before bedtime, banding the affected areas with a gauze.

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What To Do If You Have High Cholesterol

All you need to do is drink chrysanthemum tea on a regular basis, at least one time/day to prevent your body from losing its calcium supplies, regulate heart functions and lower your bad type of cholesterol.

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What To Do If You Have High Blood Pressure

Take two chrysanthemums with flowers, leaves and stems, and chop them into small pieces.

Add five tablespoons of honey on top of that minced composition and leave in a cool place for three to four days.

Apply it around your wrists, and then fix it in place with waxed paper, on top of which add a gauze bandage. It’s best to keep it on from evening to morning.

***To treat headaches & vertigo: add one teaspoon of whiskey to the same mixture and massage your temples with this paste for ten minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water.***

 Related: How To Decrease Your Blood Pressure with Simple Lifestyle Changes

What to Do If You Suffer From Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Chronic Bronchitis

*Option treatment #1

In one liter of boiling water, add two or three chrysanthemum flowers.

Let them infuse from evening to morning.

Then, soak a towel in this solution put it over your chest, and wear a pair of thick pajamas.

You should start seeing positive results within a week.

But there’s another way you can alleviate your bronchitis.

*Option treatment #2

Sprinkle chrysanthemum petals over your sheets.

You’ll find that sleeping in such a bed is very soothing and pleasant.

*Option treatment #3

Mix a handful of chrysanthemum petals with two spoonfuls of honey.

Pour the mixture in a tub filled with warm water.

Make sure you stay at least 15 minutes in the tub.

Also, the best way to benefit from these aromatic baths is by taking them two to three times a week, for two weeks.

After bathing, wear a thick, flaky pajama. Sounds great? Alright then start doing them and let me know all about the beneficial results that you’re experiencing.

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To your health!

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