Pinyin: xin yi

ENGLISH NAME: Magnolia

LATIN NAME: Magnoliae Flos

Pinyin: xin yi

Properties: acrid, warm
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Dispels Wind-Cold

2. Opens Nasal Orifices

D O S A G E
3 to 10 grams. The maximum dosage of Xin Yi Hua is 20 grams. It may be given orally or applied topically. For oral administration, Xin Yi Hua should be enclosed in cheesecloth during cooking, as fibers from the flowers may be irritating to the throat. Topical applications use either the powdered form or the essential oil of the herb.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Xin Yi Hua should be used with caution in patients with yin-deficient fire or Liver yang rising.