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Ju Hong (Outermost Citrus Peel, Tangerine Peel, Orange Peel)

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Warm Ju Hong (Exocarpium Citri Rubrum)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Exocarpium Citri Rubrum
Chinese:
橘红
Tone Marks:
jú hóng
Alt Names:
Yun Pi, Yun Hong

Actions

  • Regulate Qi, Harmonizes the Middle Jiao and Dry Damp
    Used for cough with profuse sputum. Also treats vomiting and belching.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 3-10 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 3-9 grams in decoction (Bensky)

Notes

  • This herb has a stronger drying and aromatic effect than the similar Chen Pi.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: