Japanese Honeysuckle (jin yin hua)

Nature: Cold, sweet, attributive to lungs, heart, spleen and stomach.


Japanese Honeysuckle / Lonicera Japonica 

(jin yin hua)金銀花


 

 

 

Nature: Cold, sweet, attributive to lungs, heart, spleen and stomach.

 

Characteristics: Flowers, stem and leaves of a vine-like shrub with white then yellow flowers. This herb is an inferior herb and not a tonic and should only be used to control the symptoms over a few days.

 

Therapeutic effects: Expel wind and clear internal heat with fever and swollen sore throat; antipyretic; treat skin eruption and infection.