Brand: TCMzone Singles
Chen Pi 40 packets 1 gram
Chen Pi Granules
Brand: TCM Zone 5:1 Singles
English name: aged tangerine peel, citrus peel
Chinese name: Chen Pi Granules
Unit Size: box of 40/1 gm packets
Taste: Acrid, bitter - Bensky
Properties: Warm, Aromatic- Bensky
Contraindications: This is an acrid, dispersing substance that is bitter and drying. It should be used with caution in those with heat from excess, and is unsuitable for dry coughs due to qi or yin deficiency. Long-term use can injure the primal qi. - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology: epigstric or abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, and nausea and vomiting; phlegm-damp cough with a stifling sensation in the chest and/or diaphragm, copious, viscous sputum; A stifling sensation in the chest, abdominal distentioni, loss of appetite, fatigue, loose stools - Bensky
Actions: Promotes the flow of qi, dries dampness. - Bensky
Pattern: Spleen or Stomach qi stagnation; dampness with phlegm - Bensky
Channels Entered: Lung, Spleen, Stomach - Bensky
Ingredients: Chen Pi - Citri reticulatae Pericarpium
Excerpted from Bensky: Chinse Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed
- Regulates the qi, adjusts the middle, and relieves the diaphragm: for Spleen or Stomach stagnant qi patterns with such symptoms as epigastric or abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, and nausea and vomiting. this herb promotes the movement of qi in general while specifically directing it downward. It is therefore commonly used in treating many different types of nausea and vomiting.
- Dries dampness and transforms phlegm: an important herb for phlegm-damp coughs with a stifling sensation in the chest and/or diaphragm, and copious, viscous sputum. Also used for damp turbidity obstructing the middle with a stifling sensation in the chest, abdominal distention, loss of appetite, fatigue, loose stools, and a thick, greasy tongue coating. An important qi-level herb for both the Spleen and Lung channels, it is especially appropriate for disorders involving both channels.
- Helps prevent stagnation: used with tonifying herbs to prevent their cloying nature from causing stagnation.
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