Lonicerae Flos

Jin Yin Hua

Jin Yin Hua

Category: Clear Heat and Resolve Toxicity

Taste: Sweet
Temperature: Cold
Channels entered: Large Intestine, Lung, Stomach

Dosage: 6-20g (smaller doses for exterior wind-heat, larger ones for heat toxin, sores, abscesses)

Cautions and Contraindications:

  • None

Actions and Indications:

  • Clears heat and resolves fire toxicity: for hot painful sores and swellings in various stages of development, especially of the breast, throat, or eyes.  Also for intestinal abscesses.
  • Vents and disperses externally-contracted wind-heat: for the early stages of warm-heat pathogen diseases with such symptoms as fever, slight sensitivity to wind, sore throat, and headache.  Also for externally-contracted summerheat.
  • Clears damp-heat from the lower burner: for damp-heat dysenteric disorder, diarrhea or painful urinary dribbling.