1. Antibacterial and antiviral: Honeysuckle has antibacterial and antiviral effects. For example, it can be decocted and taken according to the ratio of honeysuckle to water = 1:20. For common influenza viruses, typhoid and dysentery, if you eat honeysuckle water, it has obvious inhibitory effect. In addition, Honeysuckle has obvious inhibitory effect on Staphylococcus aureus, Diplococcus pneumoniae and hemolytic streptococcus.
2. Enhance immunity: Honeysuckle has the effect of enhancing immunity. According to research, honeysuckle can promote the phagocytosis of leukocytes in the human body, promote the transformation of lymphocytes, restore the function of macrophages, and reduce the extracorporeal secretion function of neutrophils, thereby improving the immunity of the human body.
3. Anti-inflammation and antipyretic: Honeysuckle has the effect of clearing away heat and toxic materials, because honeysuckle can promote the release of adrenocortical hormone and has obvious inhibitory effect on inflammation. In addition, if honeysuckle is used together with dandelion, Viola yedoensis and wild chrysanthemum, it can also enhance its effect of detoxification and detumescence.
Because honeysuckle is cold in nature and has the effect of clearing away heat and toxic materials, it is not suitable for people with deficiency cold of the spleen and stomach, long-term stomach diseases and weak and sick people to eat honeysuckle frequently.