Magnolia Flower (hsin yi)

Nature: Warm; bitter; attributive to lungs and stomach.


Magnolia Flower / Flos Magnoliae

(hsin yi) 辛夷


 

Nature: Warm; bitter; attributive to lungs and stomach.

 

Characteristics: The flower buds of magnolia tree, aromatic in odor. The tree trunk or root-bark is also used as medicine. It is a general drug.

 

Therapeutic effects: Expel wind and cold; clear the nasal passage; improve blood circulation in the nose. Used for sinusitis, allergic rhinitis and headache.