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Jin Yin Hua 金銀花 Flos Lonicerae

English Name: lonicera flower, honeysuckle flower
Property: sweet, cold
Channel: LU, ST, LI
Part used: flower bud
Dosage: 6-20g

Category:

Actions/Indications:
1. Clears heat: heat in various stages of febrile disorders such as wind-heat, summer-heat, heat in wei, qi, ying, xue level
2. Clears heat, eliminates toxins: sores, abscesses, swelling due to heat toxins
3. Treats diarrhea, dysentery caused by toxic heat or damp heat

Contraindications:

SP/ST deficient cold

 

Brand

BodyCrafters

Herbology (TCM) Chinese Medicine

Actions/Indications

1. Clears heat: heat in various stages of febrile disorders such as wind-heat, summer-heat, heat in wei, qi, ying, xue level
2. Clears heat, eliminates toxins: sores, abscesses, swelling due to heat toxins
3. Treats diarrhea, dysentery caused by toxic heat or damp heat

Cautions

SP/ST deficient cold

 

Note

To treat exterior condition, use smaller dosage, to treat heat toxins, use larger dosage

Uses

The herb pair of Flos Lonicerae japonicae (FLJ) and Forsythiae fructus (FF) has been widely used to cure febrile illness (e.g., cold and flu) at the primary stage. FLJ is the flower bud of Lonicera japonica Thunb and FF is the dried fruit of Forsythia suspensa.