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lian qiao

By: Joe Hing Kwok Chu

lian qiao herb

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical name:

Fructus Forsythiae Suspensae

Biological name:

Forsthia suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl

Pron. in Japanese:

rengyo

Pron. in Korean:

yon'g yo

Pron. in Cantonese:

lian kiu

Common Name:

forsythia fruit

Distribution:

Shanxi, Shaanxi, Henan and throughout northern China

Properties (characteristics)

bitter, cool, and slightly acrid

Channels (meridians) entered:

heart, liver gall bladder

Actions & Indications:

clears heat and toxin, nodules. Expels externally contracted wind heat as in common cold

Chemical ingredients:

forsythin, matairesinoside, betulinic acid, phyillygenin, pinoresinol

Dosage:

6~15 g per day

Samples of formulae:

yin qiao jie du san (cold formula)

Medical Functions:

Broad spectrum antibiotic effect, lower fever, anti inflammation, protect liver, stop vomiting, help blood circulation, promote urination, 

Modern applications:

antimicrobial effect, antiparasitic effect, antiemetic effect, for retina hemorrhage, for acute kidney infection, for pus forming in lungs, acute liver infection, and psoriasis.

Cautions:

use caution in cases of pixu and weixu with diarrhea and sores that are already ripened (broken)

 

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