Lonicera japonica seeds mature in Nov.
【Common name】Japanese Honeysuckle, Japan Honeysuckle
【Latin name】Lonicera japonica
【Annual/Perennial】Perennial semi evergreen twining woody climbing plants
【Habitat】 Growing in thin forests on hill-slopes, in thickets, by villages, roadsides. Also cultivated.
【Flower】flower white in first blooming, golden green after 2-3 days
【Blooming period】April to July
【Fruiting period】June to November
【Seeding time】in spring
【Moisture, soil, temperature】Prefers sunlight and high air humidity. cold resistant, shade resistant, drought resistant,
moist resistant. Not picky at soil. Prefers fertile sandy loam. Wide adaptability.
【Medicinal parts】buds, fruits, stem branches and distillates of buds. Chinese name: buds: Jinyinhua. Fruits: Jinyinhuazi.
Stem branches: Rendongteng. Distillates: Jinyinhualu.
Lonicera japonica seeds
- 【Harvest & Processing】Buds: collected timely when flowers bloom, usually for the first time in mid- and late May, for the
second time in mid- and later June. Better picked when the upper buds expand and turn bluish white, immediately air-dried
or baked to dry after picked. Fruits: collected in late autumn and early winter, and sun-dried. Stem branches: sliced in
autumn and winter, removed impurities, wisped or rolled up, and sun-dried. Distillate: taken flowers 500g, soaked in 1000ml
water for 1-2 hours, put into stiller for distilling with appropriate water, collected 1600ml distillate, then distilled
once again, collected 800 ml the second distillate, filtered, subdivided, and sterilized.
【Main components】Flowers contain chlorogenic acid, isochlorogenic acid, ginnol, β-sitosterol, linalool and
methylinoleate, etc. Canes contain chlorogenic acid, isochlorogenic acid, loganin and secologanin dimethylacetal. Young
branches contain secoxyloganin. Leaves contain luteolin and loniceraflavone, etc.
【Pharmacological effect】Buds: antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antifebrile, central-nervous-system-exciting, blood-fat-
lowing. Branches: anti-pathogenic microorganism.
【Property】 Flower bud: sweet, cold. Fruits: bitter, harsh, little sweet, cool. Stem branch: sweet, cold. Distilled fluid:
sweet, cold. Flower buds: clearing heat-toxin. Fruits: clearing intestines and eliminating dampness. Branches: clearing
heat-toxin, freeing the network vessels. Distillate: clearing heat-fever and detoxicating.
Mark: As for all the herbs we supply here, all the medicinal information is only for your reference. Please consult with
prefessional doctors for any application. Naturix-Seeds will not be responsible for any medicinal effects.