Sweet and cold
Lung, stomach and large intestine
To clear heat and release toxins
1. Febrile diseases: a) exogenous pathogenic heat at the defensive and qi levels manifested as fever, thirst, slight aversion to wind and cold and sore throat-Honeysuckle flower (Jin Yin Hua) is used with Forsythia fruit (Lian Qiao) and Arctium fruit (Niu Bang Zi); b) exogenous pathogenic heat at the qi level manifested as high fever, extreme thirst and surging, big pulse-Honeysuckle (Jinyinhua) is used with Gypsum (Shi Gao) and Anemarrhena rhizome (Zhi Mu); c) exogenous pathogenic heat at the nutritive and blood levels manifested as maculopapule that appears as a dull, deep red and dry tongue, irritability and insomnia. Honeysuckle flower (Jinyinhua) is used with Moutan bark (Mu Dan Pi) and Fresh rehmannia root (Sheng Di Huang).2. Boils, carbuncles and furuncles. Honeysuckle flower (Jinyinhua) is used alone or is combined with Dandelion herb (Pu Gong Ying), Chrysanthemum flower (Ju Hua) and Forsythia fruit (Lianqiao).3. Toxic heat Diarrhea. Honeysuckle flower (Jinyinhua) is used with Coptis root (Huang Lian) and Pulsatilla root (Bai Tou Weng).
This herb can be applied externally.