English Name: wild chrysanthemum flower
Pharmaceutical Name: Flos Chyrsanthemi Indicum
Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Toxin-Eliminating Herbs
Properties: Ye Ju Hua enters the Lung and Liver channels; it is bitter and arid in nature and cool in temperature.
The Chinese Herb Ye Ju Hua is the unprocessed anthodium (compacted flower parts & calyx) of the wild chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum L.) minus the stem and leaves.
Ye Ju Hua is a heat-toxin clearing herb used to treat carbuncles, furuncles, and other hardened sores as well as sore throat and red, itchy eyes.