Honeysuckle – Jin Yin Hua (Flos Lonicerae)

jinyinhuaSource: Jin Yin Hua – the flower bud of Lonicera japonica Thunb., L. hyppglauca Miq. and L. confusa DC., family Caprifoliaceae.

Function: Jin Yin Hua clears heat and alleviates toxicity, disperses wind and heat, eliminates summer-heat.

Application: Jin Yin Hua is used for common cold due to wind-heat, often used for carbuncle and most suitable for yang syndrome of heat-toxin type. Jin Yin Hua is also used for sore throat, heat rash etc.