Forsythia Fruit ( 连翘 ) ...Chinese Herb...
of Plant Used
Bitter, slightly acrid
Lungs, Heart, Liver, Gallbladder
This herb is used in formulas to treat symptoms of common cold where there
is high fever, hot skin, lymphatic swelling (nodules), and/or urinary-tract
infection (TCM: excess wind/hot/damp conditions).
Usages and Functions
Clears heat and poison and dissipates nodules; expels externally contracted
Formulas Used In
Lonicera and Forsythia; Xanthium and Magnolia.
Do not use this herb where there is deficient Spleen and Stomach diarrhea,
or where there is fever with deficient Qi. Do not use where there are carbuncles
that have already ulcerated, or if there are cold-type ulcers.
Leave Forsythia Fruit