Oxeye Daisy Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
  • Common Names
  • Oxeye Daisy , marguerite, moon daisy
  • Botanical Name
  • Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
  • Syn. Leucanthemum vulgare
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Oxeye Daisy

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  • Properties: * Midsummer
  • Parts Used: Whole herb, flowers, root

How to Use: Oxeye Daisy

The oxeye daisy has medicinal properties similar to chamomile , but much weaker. 1 The balsamic flowers were once much more used as a country simple than today, when the flowers, stalks and leaves were used to make an infusion to relieve chronic coughs. The root was also employed as a fluid extract for treating night sweats in pulmonary consumption in early America.2

Preparation Methods & Dosage :The flowers can be used for tea. and sweetened with honey.

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books citedWorks Cited
  1. Claudia Muller-Ebeling, Wolf-Deieter Storl Witchcraft Medicine(1998)
  2. W. T. Fernie ,M.D. 1897. "Herbal Simples Approved For Modern Uses Of Cure" , Kindle Locations 1892-1897