Does Japan still use the chrysanthemum?

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introduction

Chrysanthemum (chrysanthemum) is an Asian plant that is native to China and Japan. Japan is known as “the country of chrysanthemums”.

Currently, there are about 30 species of chrysanthemums. This flower is one of the most popular flowers in the world.

Its popularity has grown to such an extent that it is considered the real queen of autumn flowers, and it attracts laughter and joy.

Chrysanthemum (chrysanthemum)

This flower is one of the most lasting flowers after carnation. The life span of its cut branch is very high, and this has made this flower popular for use in homes, weddings, and celebrations.

The flowering rate of the chrysanthemum plant is very high and it flowers several times a year and in all seasons, and this has made this flower valuable among gardeners.

This flower is a popular plant for planting in home gardens due to its low sensitivity and suitable growth.

chrysanthemum was brought to Japan

Does Japan still use the chrysanthemum?

The first species of chrysanthemum was cultivated centuries ago in China. This plant has been seen in ancient Chinese works and it has been used as a plant with medicinal properties.

In 400 AD, chrysanthemum was brought to Japan by Chinese monks and became the official crown and seal of the Emperor of Japan.

The first species of chrysanthemum

Miniature chrysanthemums were mostly seen in autumn and the first half of winter, and with the expansion of greenhouse production, they are now available throughout the year.

Chrysanthemum is a special Asian flower that tolerates the open air in autumn and can be a greenhouse flower.

Chrysanthemum is a special Asian flower

Facts about chrysanthemums around the world:

  • British princes used chrysanthemums to symbolize friendship and peace.
  • Buddhists use chrysanthemum as a gift due to its high energy.
  • In China, chrysanthemums are traditionally offered to elders

Facts about chrysanthemums around the world

Chrysanthemums are divided into two categories according to flower size

Standard form: In this model, the flowers are very large and usually exist as single flowers, and the best type of chrysanthemum is for use in vases and cut flowers.

Cluster form: in this model of chrysanthemum, there are more flowers, the flowers are much smaller, the petals are thinner and their density is less.

Uses of chrysanthemum

Uses of chrysanthemum

  • 1) The chrysanthemum is one of the most popular flowers for decoration due to its long shelf life (about 3 weeks). This flower is widely used in decorating houses, halls, and parks.
  • 2) They make very strong infusions from chrysanthemum flowers. These teas contain vitamins K, C, B6, and A, and useful minerals including iron, calcium, magnesium, and zinc, and have soothing and detoxifying properties.
  • 3) The extract of this flower is used to make cosmetics and creams to treat acne and facial inflammation.
  • 4) The infusion of chrysanthemum is antipyretic and reduces cold and mild pains.
  • 5) Laboratories use chrysanthemum in making medicines for cataracts and reducing eye pain.
  • 6) Chrysanthemum releases substances that insects are sensitive to and repels them. And for this reason, it is used in making all kinds of insecticides.
  • 7) In East Asia, tea is prepared from the decoction of this flower.
  • 8) In Korea, this flower is used to make rice wine.
  • 9) chrysanthemum leaves are steamed or boiled and used as vegetables, especially in Chinese cuisine.

 

In Korea, this flower is used to make rice wine.

In Iran, chrysanthemum flowers are used in all ceremonies and there is no special limit for the consumption of this flower, but in some European countries (for example, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Croatia), flower pots Frankincense is a symbol of death and is only used for funerals.

chrysanthemum flowers

conclusion

If you are looking for a bouquet that will last a lifetime, flowers are the best choice. These flowers last between 2 and 4 weeks and become one of the most resistant blooms. You can extend the life of your chrysanthemum even more by adjusting the water and following care tips 

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