Yin Qiao Softgel Capsule (Yin Qiao Formula)
Yin Qiao Formula (or Honeysuckle and Forsythia Combination) is regarded
as highly effective in immune system in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
Devised almost 150 years ago, this herbal formula contains honeysuckle (flos
lonicerae), forsythia, peppermint, arctium fruit, schizonepeta, lophatherum
herb, balloonflower root, semen sojae preparatum, and licorice, a combination
that has been historically documented and clinically proven as an immune
There are many kinds of preparations of Yin Qiao on the market such as pill,
tablet, or capsule. However, all these preparations are using dried powder from
the herbal combination, which tends to lose volatile active compounds during the
heat-drying process. These active constituents are critical for effectiveness
for example in the case of the essential oils from peppermint and the
chlorogenic acid from honeysuckle. Softgel technology has eliminated this drying
process by directly packaging the liquid herbal extract into the gel-capsule.
This process has drastically increased the bioavailability of Yin Qiao Formula.
Active therapeutic components are much higher than traditional pills and
Flos Lonicerae (Jin yin hua) 2.40g
Fructus Arctii (Niu bang zi) 1.44g
Herba Schizonepetae (Jing jie) 0.96g
Semen sojae preparatum (Dan dou chi) 1.20g
Herba Menthae (Bo he) 1.44g
Fructus Forsythiae (Lian qiao) 2.40g
Herba Lophatheri (Dan zhu ye) 0.96g
Radix Glycyrrhizae (Gan cao) 1.20g
Radix Platycodi (Jie geng) 1.44g
Administration and Dosage
2 capsules at a time, 3 times daily.