Traditional Chinese Medicine - Sacred Lotus Arts Please Support
Chinese Medicine!
Chinese Herbs "The Spleen rules the flesh, muscles, and the four limbs."
Learn the Chinese Herbs!
TCM Herb Qualities
Tastes & Properties TCM Herb Explorer
General TCM Herbs
Drug Interactions Incompatible Herbs Toxic or Endangered Latin Name Notes

Ju He (Citrus/Tangerine Seeds)

Previous Herb in CategoryNext Herb in Category Herb 19 of 19 in Herbs that Regulate the Qi

Neutral Ju He (Semen Citri Reticulatae)
Bitter, Neutral
Semen Citri Reticulatae
Alt Names:
Ju Zi He, Ju Zi Ren, Ju Ren


  • Activates and moves Qi, relieves pain, and dissipates clumps
    Effective for pain from small intestine hernial disorders, swelling and pain of the testes, mastitis, breast nodules, and in the lower back pain.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted.


  • 3-10 grams (Chen)


  • Fry Ju He with salt to direct it's actions to the Kidneys, and increase it's effectiveness at treating hernia and testicular swelling/pain.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: