Pinyin: lian qiao

ENGLISH NAME: Forsythia (Fruit)

LATIN NAME: Forsythiae Fructus

Pinyin: lian qiao

Properties: bitter, cool
Channels Entered: Lung, Heart, Gallbladder

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat

2. Clears Heat and Eliminates Toxins

3. Promotes Urination

DOSAGE
6 to 15 grams

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
• Use Lian Qiao with caution for patients experiencing diarrhea, or sores that are neither red nor painful.