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Chen Pi 100 grams

Chen Pi 100 grams

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TCMzone Singles Chen Pi 100 grams

Chen Pi Granules, 100g Bottle

Brand: TCM Zone Single Herb Granules in Bottles

English name: aged tangerine peel, citrus peel

Chinese name: Chen Pi Granules

Unit Size: 100g Bottle

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

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


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.

Note: TCMZone products are intended to be used by those who are under the care and supervision of a LICENSED health care professional.


Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text.Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, Inc. 2009. Print.

Bensky, D., Barolet, R. Chinese Herbal Mediicine: Materia Medica Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, Inc 1993. Print
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