"Shima-kan-giku" (Chrysanthemum indicum) belongs to Asteraceae (the Aster family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed from the Kinki region of Honshu west to Shikoku and Kyushu in Japan, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula, and eastern China. It grows in sunny places in the mountains and can reach 30-80 cm in height. The leaves are split in 5 and have pale green downy hair on the back. From October to December, yellow flower heads with a diameter of about 25 mm bloom. Another name for "Abura-giku" is that the flower was soaked in oil in Nagasaki during the Edo period and was called "Abura-giku", which was used as a wound medicine.