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Xin Yi Hua (Magnolia Flower)

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Warm Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae Lilliflorae)
Spicy, Warm
Flos Magnoliae Lilliflorae
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xīn yí


  • Disperses Wind-Cold and Opens the Nasal Passages
    For stuffy nose, nasal obstruction, congestion, discharge, loss of smell, and related sinus headache. Can be used for any nasal or sinus problem, especially related to Wind-Cold invasion.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Caution with heat or fire due to Yin Deficiency. Over dosage may cause dizziness.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Toxicity and Overdose

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  • 3-9 grams. Use as decoction, pills, or as ointment for local application. Place in cheesecloth while decocting as this herb may be irritable to the throat.
  • Part used: flower or flowerbud.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: