The history of medicinal use of osmanthus can be traced back thousands of years.
According to historical records, osmanthus was first mentioned in the “Shennong Bencao Jing” (Divine Farmer’s Materia Medica), one of the earliest ancient Chinese herbal books, believed to be written by the legendary figure Shennong. In the “Shennong Bencao Jing,” osmanthus is described as a medicinal herb with warming, dispelling cold, and regulating Qi (energy) effects.
Furthermore, osmanthus has been introduced and widely used in other countries as well. It is often used as a flavoring agent and fragrance, added to pastries, candies, tea, and alcoholic beverages, imparting a unique aroma and taste. Osmanthus is believed to have soothing and relaxing effects and is commonly used in aromatherapy and essential oil production.
Modern science has also confirmed the following benefits of Osmanthus:
Antioxidant properties: Osmanthus contains abundant antioxidants that can neutralize free radicals, reduce cell oxidative damage, and slow down the aging process.
Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects: Active compounds in osmanthus have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, helping to inhibit the growth of bacteria and viruses and alleviate inflammation.
Sleep improvement: Osmanthus has calming and sedative effects, relieving anxiety and tension, improving sleep quality, and promoting a sense of tranquility and relaxation.
Immune enhancement: Osmanthus contributes to boosting immunity and strengthening the body’s resistance to prevent diseases.
In summary, osmanthus, as a plant with medicinal value, has a long history worldwide. It is utilized in traditional herbal medicine, culinary therapy, and skincare across different cultures and regions, showcasing its unique medicinal properties and aesthetic value.
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The health benefits of osmanthus include:
🌼has a high antioxidant content
🌼reduces lung inflammation
🌼could help with inflammatory diseases
🌼may suppress appetite