|Common Names |
|Forsythia Fruit , Lian Qiao, yellow bell |
|Botanical Name |
|Forsythia suspensa |
How to Use|
Side Effects |
Forsythia bushes are a popular ornamental here in the West, and like many other popular ornamental plants, forsythia has a long history of medicinal use in its Native China. Forsythia fruit is combined with another backyard favorite, honeysuckle, in one of the most widely used cold remedies in China.
|Traditional Chinese Medicine
F. supensae is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs in Chinese herbalism.
The fruit of this olive relative is used to treat colds, viral infections, and fevers in traditional Chinese medicine. |
Forsythia Fruit Side Effects:
Not for use in pregnancy
Preparation Methods & Dosage :The dried fruit is used in teas, and extracts, the powdered form is found in capsules.