Traditional Chinese Medicine/Xin Yi Hua

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Xin Yi Hua-Flower

(Chinese name: 辛夷花)

English name: Magnolia Flower

Latin name: Flos Magnoliae Lilliflorae

Taste & Temperature:

Channels:

  • Hand Tai Yin of Lung
  • Foot Yang Ming of Stomach

Actions & Indications:

  • disperse Wind-Cold (Warm & Spicy)
  • for rhinitis, sinusitis
  • opens nasal orifices

Contraindications:

  • Qi & Yin deficiency causing excessive sweating
  • Yin deficiency with Heat signs

Caution:

  • Yin syndrome
  • Blood deficiency
  • chronic skin infection

Dosage:

  • 1-3 qian (3-9 grams)

Cooking:

  • crush, cook in cheesecloth

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