Indian Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum)
The chrysanthemum is an important herb in both Japanese and Chinese traditional medicines. It is known to provide a range of benefits. Modern science credits Chrysanthemum as having anti-inflammatory1,2, anti-oxidative3, and anti-microbial4 effects.
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