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Qing Pi (Immature Tangerine Peel)

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Warm Qing Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride)
Channels:
GB, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride
Chinese:
青皮
Tone Marks:
qīng pí
Translation:
Green Peel

Actions

  • Spreads Liver Qi and Breaks Qi Stagnation
    Used for hypochondriac pain, breast distension, cold-type hernial disorder, abdominal pain, intestinal prolapse or bulging pain disorder.
  • Disperses Nodules and Resolves Stagnation
    Used for masses, nodules and tumors due to Qi and Blood stagnation. Used to treat indigestion, epigastric or abdominal fullness, distention, and stifling sensation with pain that is often associated with severe food stagnation.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in patients with Qi Defiiciency
  • Avoid long term use

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)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: