Chrysanthemum

杭菊

Chrysanthemum

Appearance 外觀

莖直立。花頂生,頭狀花序,花色有白、黃,碟形或扁球形,直徑2.5-4cm。

Upright stem. White or yellow flower heads appear at ends of stems. Flower heads are disc-shaped or flat ball shaped with diameter 2.5-4cm.

Growing Condition 生長條件

全日照,多年生。喜歡疏水、濕潤、微酸至中性的肥沃沙壤土。不耐旱或積水土壤。秋天至初冬(9-12月)開花。

Full sun, perennial. Prefers well-drained, moist, fertile, sandy, slightly acidic to neutral soil. Does not tolerate drought or waterlogged soil. Flowers bloom from autumn to early winter (September to December).

Uses 用途

用胎菊或開了的花沖菊花茶。花瓣加入沙律。可灼花頭一分鐘然後加入濃味醬料。也用作裝飾觀賞用途。

Use chrysanthemum flower buds or flowers for making chrysanthemum tea. Add petals to salads or blanch flower heads for a minute and serve with a savoury sauce. Also used for ornamental purposes.

Health Benefits 營養價值

疏風清熱,平肝明目,解毒消腫;散風清熱,平肝明目。