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

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

Herb 8 of 19 in Herbs that Regulate the Qi

Warm Ju Hong (Exocarpium Citri Rubrum)
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Exocarpium Citri Rubrum
Tone Marks:
jú hóng
Alt Names:
Yun Pi, Yun Hong
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Chinese Herb Actions

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

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

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

Chinese Herb Notes

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

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

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