Xin Yi

Botanical Name: Magnoliae Flos

Category: Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior

Xin Yi

Xin Yi

Taste: Acrid
Temperature: Warm

Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach

Dosage: 3-9g; crush before decocting

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in cases of fire from yin deficiency.

Actions & Indications:

  • Expels wind-cold and unblocks the nasal passages: for nasal obstruction or congestion, nasal discharge, lack of smell, sinus problems, or related headache. While primarily used for problems due to wind-cold, it can also be used for any nasal or sinus condition with other appropriate herbs.