Xin Yi Hua - Release Exterior: Wind Cold
LU, ST (3-9g)


Xin Yi Hua (Magnolia Flower)

While shooting Steel Magnolias the ladies spent too much time outside in the wind cold and got a stuffy nose.

Some of the Steel Magnolias were entering menopause and also suffered from sleepless nights and hot flashes (cc: heat with yin deficiency).

English Name: magnolia flower, biond magnolia flower bud, sprenger magnolia flower bud, yulan magnolia flower bud
Pharmacuetical Name: Flos Magnoliae
Properties: acrid, warm

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
 outside... wind cold... stuffy nose Expels wind cold; unblocks nasal passages


      Xin Yi Hua Actions and Indications
  • Expels wind cold and unblocks nasal passages (wind-cold headaches, any nasal congestion, nasal discharge, loss of sense of smell, sinus headaches)
  • (cc: heat from yin deficiency)
    Special Notes:
  • Pharmacologically Xin Yi Hua has a direct effect on the nasal mucosa. Topical application of essential oil has been associated w/ a reduction of mucous secretion, reduction of inflammation, and relief of nasal obstruction.
  • Often paired with Cang Er Zi.

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