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Introduction To Honeysuckle Flower (jin yin hua)









Honeysuckle Flower (jin yin hua)

Flos Lonicerae


Properties: Sweet in flavour, cold in nature, it acts on the lung, heat and stomach channels. The sweet and cold properties clear away heat and the fragrance expels heat outward. It is good at clearing away the heart and stomachfire for detoxication and expelling the wind-heat in the lung channel for diaphoresis. It is often used to treat the syndromes of suppurative infections due to noxious heat, excessive heat in the qi division, invasion of the ying division by warm and heat pathogens and the affection by exopathogenic wind-heat.

Effects: Clearing away heat, detoxicating and expelling wind-heat.


1.  For suppurative infections on body surface, acute mastitis, furunculosis, it is often used in combination with the heat-clearing and detoxicating drugs, as forsythia fruit, dandelion herb and wild chrysanthmum flower. In case of acute appendicitis and abdominal pain, it is used in combination with rhubarb, peony bark and peach kernel to clear bowels, detoxicate, and drain pus.

2. For exopathogenic and cold affection at the early stage of the epidemic febrile diseases  with the pathogenic factors still lingering in the wei division, it is used in combination with the drugs for expelling wind-heat, such as forsythia fruit and pepper mint, known as Yin Qiao San (Powder of Lonicera and Forsythia). The herb can also be indicated for epidemic febrile diseases with the exopathogens in the qi and blood divisions if they are used in combination with the heat-clearing and fire-purging or heat-clearing and blood-cooling drugs.

In addition, it can treat the syndromes of restlessness and thirst due to the summer heat because it has the functions of clearing away and relieving the summer heat.

Dosage and Administration: 10-15g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Honeysuckle Flower (jin yin hua) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Honeysuckle Flower (jin yin hua) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form


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