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Lian Qiao #1199M

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Pin Ying Name: Lian Qiao

Chinese Name: 連翹

English Name: Forsythia Fruit

Latin Name: Forsythiae, Fructus

Herbs That Clean Heat and Purge Fire: Herbs That Clean Heat and Detoxify; Target Warm and Heat Diseases
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Slightly Acrid
Astringent
Slightly Cold
Cool
Heart
Lung
GallBladder
Liver
San Jiao
6-30g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Clears Heat (especially in the Upper Jiao) and relieves toxicity

  • Wind-Heat with high fever, slight chills and sore throat

Reduces abscesses and dissipates clumps

  • Toxic Heat sores and swellings (Chuang Yung), carbuncles, erysipelas, pustules under the skin, Lung abscess, scrofula and throat Bi

Clears Blood Heat

  • Blood Heat

Promotes urination

  • Lin syndrome, dysuria, hematuria, acute nephritis
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with diarrhea or loose stools due to Spleen and Stomach Deficiencies.
  • Contraindicated for those with carbuncles that have already ulcerated.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin ulcers.
  • Contraindicated for those with purulent abscesses.
  • Contraindicated for those with Blood Heat due to Yin Deficiency.