Pinyin: jin yin hua

ENGLISH NAME: Honeysuckle

LATIN NAME: Lonicerae Japonicae Flos

Pinyin: jin yin hua

Properties: sweet, cold
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Large Intestine

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat

2. Clears Heat and Eliminates Toxins

3. Treats Diarrhea or Dysentery Caused by Toxic Heat

DOSAGE
10 to 20 grams in decoction. In severe cases, the dosage of
Jin 盯n Hua can be increased up to 60 grams. Treatment of exterior conditions with Jin Yin Hua requires smaller dosages, while treatment of heat and toxins requires larger dosages. The charred form of this herb enhances hemostatic action for treating bloody diarrhea or bloody dysentery. Fresh Jin Yin Hua is more effective than the dried ones.