CHEN PI (陈皮)

Last updated: 2021-02-23  | 

CHEN PI (陈皮)

Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium  (陈皮) is the dried ripe fruit of Citrus reticulata Blanco, family Rutaceae.

Other name 
Phio-Som-Chin (Thai name),Chenpi (Chinese name),Dried Tangerine Peel

Traditional Chinese Medicine action
Bitter, pungent; warm. Enter lung and spleen channels. Regulate qi and fortify spleen, dry dampness and resolve phlegm. Distention and fullness in the epigastrium and abdomen, reduced food intake with vomiting and diarrhea, cough and profuse sputum.

Thai Traditional Medicine action
Unpalatable, aromatic. Reciped as Yaa-Hom formula. Used for dizziness, vertigo, flatulence.

Usage and dosage  3-10 g, decoction for oral use.

* Contraindication and precaution *

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