Lonicera japonica is a vine that grows in the spring and blooms in the spring and summer.
- Swelling (inflammation) of small air passages in the lung (bronchiolitis). Early research suggests a combination of Lonicera japonica, Baikal skullcap, and forsythia given by IV (intravenously) by a healthcare provider might shorten the length of symptoms of bronchiolitis in children with respiratory syncytial virus infection
- Digestive disorders
- Cancerous tumors
- Skin inflammation
- Bacterial or viral infections
- Promoting sweating
The innate anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties of Lonicera japonica make it a wonderful natural remedy to cure severe headache. Moreover, it is also found to be highly effective in alleviating various intestinal infections. Thanks to its great anti-inflammatory effects.
Improved Immunity and Fever Treatment:
Sizzling Lonicera japonica tea if taken with a little amount of honey can help boost your immune system and help you fight several seasonal heath conditions such as cold and flu naturally. Furthermore, it works like a magic to provide instant relief from high fever and helps soothing sore throats and easing cough.
Maintain Blood Sugar Level:
Assistance in the maintenance of blood sugar levels is another most popular heath attribute of this amazing herb.
Protection against Viral and Bacterial Infections:
Lonicera japonica tea is believed to host certain elements that aid elimination of infection causing germs that cause strep, tuberculosis and salmonella infections.
Smooth Respiratory System:
This amazing potion is also known to fight bladder infections and ensure smooth functioning of respiratory system.
Thanks to its excellent antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, honeysuckle oil works wonders to relieve skin rashes, poison ivy and blemishes. Additionally, it is also reported to offer relief from sunburn and minor burns.
Gargles and Mouthwash:
Lonicera japonica leaves have great astringent abilities and thus they can be used in preparing gargles and mouthwash.
Relief from Nausea:
Last but certainly not the least; Lonicera japonica tea is very effectual for the patients of hepatitis C as it helps curbing down the pesky nausea and vomiting sensation.
- It is not known if Lonicera japonica, in general, is safe. However, an intravenous preparation that includes honeysuckle and two other herbs has been used safely in children for up to 7 days.
- Honeysuckle might slow blood clotting, so there is concern that it might increase the risk of extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using honeysuckle at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
- Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with HONEYSUCKLE
Honeysuckle might slow blood clotting. Taking honeysuckle along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
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Source: WebMD, http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-512-honeysuckle.aspx?activeingredientid=512&activeingredientname=honeysuckle