Jin Yin Hua


Jin Yin Hua in TCM:

Explore the properties of Jin Yin Hua according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: lonicera flower, honeysuckle flower
Pharmacuetical Name: Flos Lonicerae
Properties: sweet, cold

Temperature: cold

Channels: LU, LI, ST

Flavors: sweet

Special Properties:
clears heat, eliminates toxins, resolves summer heat

Actions / Indications:
  • ClearsToxic Heat (hot, painful sores and swellings at various stages; breast abcess; intestinal abcess)
  • Exterior wind-heat (wei syndrome of warm-febrile diseases, exterior wind-heat with slight aversion to wind, sore throat, headache, summer-heat, used for ying syndrome to prevent pathogen from going deeper)
  • Cools blood and stops dysenteric disorder (dysenteric disorder with pus and blood in stools)

    Special Notes:
  • Antibiotic effects, anti-inflammatory, and anti-pyretic.
  • One study showed excellent results to treat common cold in over 1000 patients.

  • (cc: SP and ST cold deficiency with diarrhea)
  • (cc: sores due to qi deficiency and yin type sores)