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Lian Qiao (Forsythia Fruit)

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Cool Lian Qiao (Fructus Forsythiae Suspensae)
Channels:
HT, LIV, GB
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Fructus Forsythiae Suspensae
Chinese:
连翘
Tone Marks:
lián qiáo

Actions

  • Clears Heat Toxins and Disperses Lumps and Nodules
    For all sores from heat including abscesses, neck lumps, scrofula, and carbuncles.
  • Clears Wind-Heat
    For Wind-Heat common cold. Also effective in treating high fever, thirst, and delirium.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in Yin type abscesses or carbuncles that have already ulcerated. Also contraindicated in cases of diarrhea resulting from spleen and stomach deficiency.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 6-15 grams.
  • Part used: fruit when just about to ripen.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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