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Forsythia Pods

Forsythia Pods (Lian Qiao) This herb is used to treat wind-heat fevers, sore throats, common colds, influenza, as well as on toxic sores, carbuncles, and swollen lymph nodes. Contraindications: Forsythia SHOULD NOT BE USED be used by those with weak and cold spleen/stomach conditions. It should not be used on sores that are already open or are caused by a yin deficiency. Dose: 3-12 grams

Forsythia Pods

  • Pharmaceutical name: Forsythiae suspensae Properties and Actions: Anti-bacterial, anti-emetic, parasiticide, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory Properties: Cool, bitter. Organ Meridians affected: Heart, Liver, Lungs, and Gallbladder
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