Chrysanthemum

“There’s something very freeing about yellow. When you wear yellow you just have to go for it”. Mobolaji Dawodu

This flower belongs to Asteraceae and has approximately 20,000 species.

The flower symbolizes fidelity, optimism, joy, and long life.

The name Chrysanthemum comes from the Greek word Chrysanths meaning ‘Gold Flower’ and from the Chinese name ‘Mums’

The Colour of the flower can be yellow, white, purple to red.

It has medicinal value and is used to treat chest pain and high blood pressure.

As a beverage, Chrysanthemum is popular as summertime tea in China.

Thank you.

Namaste🙏🙏🙏

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This post is part of Cee Neuner’s  FOTD

 

  10 comments for “Chrysanthemum

  1. DiosRaw - Amber
    December 16, 2020 at 6:15 pm

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  2. December 16, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    I love how God gave us these natural healing qualities in his creations. I knew about dandelions but not these. Thank you for sharing!

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  3. December 16, 2020 at 8:59 pm

    An interesting and informative article!

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  4. December 16, 2020 at 11:42 pm

    That is a lot of different species. Wonderful capture 😀

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  5. December 19, 2020 at 7:42 am

    And to think all this time i thought it was named for two people Chris and the Mum

    Spread Holiday Laughter

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