Have you heard of Lianhua Qingwen? I hadn’t until last week, when I was told by my neighbor to buy some this flu season. The product he was referring to is the aforementioned Lianhua Qingwen, which translates roughly as clear cold medicine or clear lung medicine (兰芷青衿). So I did a little research on it, and this article explores what it is, why it works so well, and how to use it safely. Read on to learn more!
What is lianhua qingwen?
Lianhua qingwen is a traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for centuries to treat colds, flu, and congestion. It’s also known as thunder god herb. The name comes from the fact that thunder god (lianhua) is said to have spread this herb during a storm to help people. Modern scientific research has shown that lianhua qingwen contains catechins and polyphenols, which may inhibit the replication of the virus. It also contains plant sterols like beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol, which may be effective at relieving congestion by opening up airways. Today, lianhua qingwen is available in pill form or as a powder you can drink with water. Studies show that drinking two cups a day will lower your fever and provide relief from symptoms such as cough, runny nose, headache, sore throat, muscle aches/pains and fatigue.
How did lianhua qingwen come about?
A traditional Chinese medicine, Lianhua qingwen is a jiaonang that helps relieve symptoms of the common cold and flu, including fever, chills, headache and sore throat. The remedy is a powder that’s mixed with water. It’s been used for generations in China to help treat the common cold and flu, but has only recently become available in North America. In some parts of China it’s known as the five-day cure. People who use lianhua qingwen say it speeds up recovery from the flu by a few days, and many claim that after using it for more than two weeks, they never get sick. Some people use lianhua qingwen as soon as they feel any symptoms coming on. Others take the remedy every day until their symptoms are gone.
What conditions are helped by lianhua qingwen?
Lianhua qingwen is a traditional Chinese medicine that is often used to treat the flu. The roots of the lianhua tree are boiled for about ten minutes in water, then strained and cooled for another 15 minutes before being served. Often, this remedy is made with ginger or other ingredients to help soothe the flu symptoms. In addition to helping relieve the symptoms of colds and influenza, lianhua qingwen can also be used as an expectorant, which helps thin out mucus and reduces chest congestion. It can also be used as a pain reliever due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Furthermore, lianhua qingwen can be consumed as a tea or taken in capsule form and it has no known side effects.
Why is Lianhua Qingwen especially good this flu season?
This flu season, try Lianhua qingwen jiaonang, a traditional Chinese medicine that is made from the root of a Lianhua Qingwen tree. While it may be different from Western medicines, this herb has been used for centuries in China to treat colds and fevers. In many Asian cultures, it’s also believed that drinking tea brewed with the herb can ward off evil spirits. The effectiveness of this medicine can vary from person to person so if you are considering using it this flu season make sure to consult your doctor first.
Lianhua qingwen are a traditional Chinese medicine that is an all-in-one herbal extract. They are traditionally used to improve digestion, stabilize the stomach, and relieve pain. The ingredients of these medicines help fight off the flu by improving immunity, preventing it from spreading, and reducing inflammation. It has been studied to be effective in relieving both symptoms of the flu as well as symptoms of colds and coughs.
With winter just around the corner, it’s important to protect yourself against the flu with Lianhua qingwen jiaonang.