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Lonicera (金银花)
03-20-2011, 06:13 PM
Post: #1
Lonicera (金银花)
Biological Name:
Lonicerae japonicae, Caprifoliaceae

Other Names:
Honeysuckle flowers, Jin yin hua, lonicera


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Parts Used:
Flowers

Remedies For:
Anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, anti-microbial.

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This herb has broad-spectrum antibiotic properties and can be used for all infections and inflammations. It is especially effective when the infection is in the respiratory tract; but is also effective for some gastrointestinal tract inflammations. It is useful for fevers, the common cold, sore throat, and influenza.

Dosage:
6-15 grams; large doses (up to 60 grams) can be used effectively and safely in severe cases under the supervision of a qualified professional.

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Safety:
This herb should not be used by those with weakness in the spleen/stomach system when there is cold or diarrhea. It should be used carefully when there are sores due to qi or yin deficiency.
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07-26-2011, 09:27 PM
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RE: Lonicera (金银花)
Honeysuckles (Lonicera, /lɒˈnɪsərə/;[1] syn. Caprifolium Mill.) are arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 180 species of honeysuckle, 100 of which occur in China; Europe, India and North America have only about 20 native species each. Widely known species include Lonicera periclymenum (European Honeysuckle or Woodbine), Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle, White Honeysuckle, or Chinese Honeysuckle) and Lonicera sempervirens (Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, or Woodbine Honeysuckle). Hummingbirds are attracted to these plants.
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08-05-2011, 10:28 PM
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RE: Lonicera (???)

Excuse me for my bad language. Curiously, but it is not clear
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