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chrysanthemum

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the flowers of which are used topically for conjunctivitis and blurred vision, and internally for inflammation, headaches, hearing loss, hypertension, ocular pain, paresthesias, poor vision linked to renal and hepatic dysfunction, vertigo and as a blood tonic.
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One example is the image of the chrysanthemum. In Chinese poetry, the chrysanthemum is associated with bleakness, the mourning of the deceased, hardship and strong will.
What you get: This bouquet of chrysanthemums, mini santinis, carnations and gypsophila is designed to be pocket money friendly so kids can buy it themselves to reward their mums.
The PSLO urges the public to enjoy the chrysanthemums as well as the performances during the last weekend when the flowers are still blooming.
LAHORE -- The annual chrysanthemum (translates Gul-e-Daudi) show kicked off at Jillani Park on Wednesday.
By the early 1920s, when a few of the original Stanford employees still occupied the Arboretum Quarters, a new generation of growers tended the chrysanthemums and other flowers in greenhouses and fields around the university.
ISLAMABAD -- It seems autumn was late this year as the 35th Chrysanthemum and Autumn Flower Show started at the Rose and Jasmine Garden on Friday.
Noda and his colleagues are working on blue chrysanthemums that can't reproduce, but it's unlikely you'll see them in the flower shop anytime soon.
Q Could you please give me the address and phone number of a supplier of chrysanthemum plants?
Perhaps because chrysanthemums bloom well into the autumn and come in an array of colors and varieties, these hardy flowers have inspired poets, writers, and artists for millennia.
The multiflorous chrysanthemum is 3.8 meters in diameter and composed of 641 different types of chrysanthemums grafted to southernwood.