Known as Ju Hua in Chinese, chrysanthemum is one of my favorite herbs. It is a yellow or white flower that is similar to chamomile, in fact they are in the same family. Drinking chrysanthemum tea has several benefits and, as I explain above, the flowers can be used as a compress as well. Owing to antimicrobial effects of the essential oils in its flowers, chrysanthemum can help resolve colds and flus when consumed and may be used topically for... Read More
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I’m Jacqueline, an acupuncturist, herbalist and blogger living in Los Angeles. I started this site to share my obsession with real food and am amazed every day by the response. I am a cheerleader for traditional diets and holistic lifestyles, but I also believe that the occasional piece of cake can be good for the soul.