Japanese Honeysuckle is also known by these names : Chin Yin Hua, Chin Yin T’Eng, Honeysuckle, Japanese Honeysuckle, Jen Tung, Jen Tung Chiu, Jen Tung Kao, Sui-Kazura, Yin Hua, Hall’s Honeysuckle, White honeysuckle, Chinese honeysuckle, Halliana
Honeysuckle is a plant rich in anti-oxidants and minerals which help improve skin and body health.
The active constituents of Japanese Honeysuckle include calcium, elaidic-acid, hcn, inositol, linoleic-acid, lonicerin, luteolin, magnesium, myristic-acid, potassium, tannin, and zinc. It is alterative, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, depurative, diuretic, and febrifuge.
Honeysuckle bath with its flowers and laves soaked in water is very relaxing and detoxifies your body. Some also use it to treat acne on the face.
The antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of honeysuckle make it excellent for skin care treatments. It is used in the treatment of skin rashes, eczema, and allergies of the skin, blemishes and poison ivy.
It is also used to get relief from sun burns and other minor burns that occur on your skin.
Honeysuckle has great anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties that is very helpful in the treatment of severe headaches. If you have headaches, boil one or two cups of water with two teaspoons of dried honeysuckle flowers or leaves for ten minutes and have the tea. It relieves you from headache naturally. It is also very effective in treating various infections of the intestine because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
The oil extract of this herb acts as a natural detoxifier and cleans the liver and blood from heat, wind and toxins.
Shampoos and conditioners to which the oil of honeysuckle is added, makes the hair soft and silky. Moreover, the oil also prevents your hair from getting brittle and dry, thus improving the texture of your hair.