Dried Honeysuckle Flowers: About, Benefits & Uses

Dried Honeysuckle Flowers: About, Benefits & Uses | Vita Herbal Nutrition

Dried Honeysuckle Flower (金银花), also known as Jin Yin Hua, has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries with other herbs to create health-boosting remedies.

Possessing a rather simple complexion, this herb has a wide range of properties which make it a powerful health-boosting tonic for wellbeing goals. 

So, without further ado here's an overview of Dried Honeysuckle Flowers and how they could be a great addition to your everyday routine...

What is Dried Honeysuckle Flower?

Dried Honeysuckle is an orange-coloured, scented flower with a bell-shaped shrub. 

This can be found across Asia, Russia and the Far East with over 200 species of honeysuckle all being prized for their potential to provide benefits for health. 

It's predominantly identifiable by its distinct aroma and sweet flavours.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dried Honeysuckle Flowers possess sweet and cold properties which target the lung, stomach and heart meridians. 

Naturally rich in proteins, flavonoids, sugars, saponins, chlorogenic acid, antioxidants and vitamins (A & C), these compounds create a versatile herb which can be used in a variety of ways. 

What are the potential health benefits?

Being traditional used to treat a variety of ailments, consuming this herb may potentially assist with the following:

  • Relieving nausea and headaches
  • Protecting against infections
  • Hayfever and associated allergies
  • Prevent against infections and sore throat
  • Mental and physical stress
  • Rashes, blemishes, sunburn and minor burns
  • Cleaning the liver of toxins

In addition, Dried Honeysuckle Flowers are suitable for vegans and gluten-free.  

How can I use Dried Honeysuckle Flowers?

From a delightful herbal tea to a delicious sweet treat syrup, here are some fantastic fast ways to use Dried Honeysuckle Flowers in your everyday routine...

Honeysuckle Herbal Tea

Elegant and light, this herbal tea is packed with flavour and is a great option for a warm summer's day. 

Here's how you create this sip of heaven... 

What You'll Need (2 servings)


  1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, then remove from heat and wait for around 2 minutes
  2. Add the dried honeysuckle flowers to the pot, then allow the mixture to cool down to room temperature, allowing it to steep
  3. Add the tablespoon of honey to sweeten, then mix gently for 1 minute
  4. Serve into your favourite cup and enjoy!

Honeysuckle Sweet Syrup

Drizzle over your morning pancakes or create a refreshing lemonade with a twist, here's how to make your own honeysuckle sweet syrup... 

What You'll Need (2 servings)


  1. Add the flowers and water together in a small saucepan, then bring to a boil over a high heat
  2. As soon as the mixture has boiled, turn the heat down to low, allowing the mixture to gently simmer until the liquid gets reduced 
  3. Strain the honeysuckle flowers from the mixture, then combine the remaining water with the sugar and stir until it is completely dissolved 
  4. Pour your honeysuckle syrup into a glass jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months
  5. When ready to use, drizzle some on your pancakes or add a drop in your homemade lemonade to taste
  6. Serve and enjoy! 

      How can I get hold of Dried Honeysuckle Flowers?


      This herb is available in the following quantities:

      Dried Honeysuckle Flower 金银花 (Jin Yin Hua) | (50g)

      Dried Honeysuckle Flower 金银花 (Jin Yin Hua) | (500g)


      Now that you've got some great ways to incorporate this versatile herb into your daily routine, show off your honeysuckle knowledge with your friends and family!

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