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HONEYSUCKLE FLOWERS, Lonicerae japonicae
Parts used: Flowers
Constituents: Saponins, elaidic-acid, inositol, linoleic-acid, lonicerin, luteolin, tannin, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and zinc
Actions Indications
Anti-inflammatory Infections and inflammations, lymphatic congestion
Alterative Acute rheumatoid arthritis, mumps and hepatitis
Antipyretic Fevers, the common cold, sore throat, and influenza
Depurative Purify blood for infections and toxic material
Hypoglycaemic Diabetes
Herbal extract, 40-90mL per week
Energetics: Cold, sweet
Meridians: lungs, heart, spleen and stomach
Contraindications: This herb should not be used by those with weakness in the spleen/stomach system when there is cold or diarrhoea
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