Forsythia Fruit Forsythia suspensa
- Common Names
- Forsythia Fruit , Lian Qiao, yellow bell
- Botanical Name
- Forsythia suspensa
Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Forsythia Fruit
- Medicinal Uses: * Colds
- Properties: * Antiscrofulous * Diuretic * Emmenagogue * Febrifuge * Skin tonic * Vermifuge
- Parts Used: Fruit
- Constituents: phenylethanoids, forsythiaside and suspensaside, lignans, phillyrin and (+)- pinoresinol o-p-d-glucoside and phenylethanoids
How to Use: Forsythia Fruit
Preparation Methods & Dosage :The dried fruit is used in teas, and extracts, the powdered form is found in capsules.
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.
Regional Traditions :Traditional Chinese Medicine *