These flower buds have many incredible medicinal actions. Having antifungal and astringent properties, the flowers can be used for tightening the skin and fighting fungal infections. They also have a uterine stimulant effect, induce the loss of toxins through sweating, and are useful in relieving gas. The buds have been used in Korea as a treatment for headaches, nasal obstruction and sinusitis. In China, the buds are picked early, dried, and then used to clear the nasal passages. Enjoy these lovely buds in tea!