Auranti Fructus ( 枳壳 ) ...Chinese Herb...
Aurantii or Citri seu Ponciri
Zhi Ke or Zhi Qiao
of Plant Used
Dried fruit after seeds have been removed
Most often used in formulas to treat symptoms of bloating and constipation
due to food stagnation and indigestion; sometimes used for a stuffy sensation
in the chest with yellow thick phlegm; also used for prolapse of the uterus,
rectum, or stomach.
Usages and Functions
Disperses stagnated flow of vital Qi energy.
Formulas Used In
Bupleurum, Inula, and Cyperus.
Use with caution if there is little or no Spleen or Stomach function.
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