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Jin Zhong Hua

金钟花
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Name

Jin Zhong Hua (Radix seu Folium seu Fructus Forsythiae Viridissimae)

Sources

The drug is the dried ripe fruit of Forsythia viridissima Lindl. (family Oleaceae), growing in grassland on mountain slopes, in scrubs, along streams, cultivated in gardens, and distributed chiefly in Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Hubei, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan of China.

  1. 金钟花
  2. Radix seu Folium seu Fructus Forsythiae Viridissimae

The Effect of Jin Zhong Hua

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, dissipate nodule.

Indications

Fever, common cold, swelling and pain of eyes.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g or double the dosage of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.