According to modern analysis chrysanthemum contains choline, vitamin A, B1, glycosides, adenine, amino acids, flavonoids, essential oil, etc. said to have an inhibiting effect on bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus hemolyticus B, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shigella dysenteriae, tubercle bacillus and dermatomycoses.
In oriental traditional medicine chrysanthemums are used to support the treatment of high blood pressure, heart colic, coronary heart disease, arteriosclerosis and high cholesterol. They also find application in heart palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, migraine headache, common cold, flu, etc. Through regular use it is believed that the body has more energy and therefore also promotes better vision and hearing, a stimulant of brain function and longevity.
Chrysanthemum tea detoxifies the body, relieves sinusitis, helps to reduce high blood pressure and calms the nerves .