Citri Immaturi ( 青皮 ) ...Chinese Herb...
Citri Reticulatae Viride
Immature Tangerine (peel)
of Plant Used
Immature (green) fruit
Stomach, Liver, Gallbladder
This herb is used in formulas to treat pain and masses in abdomen with possible
sensation of hernia, or pain in chest or ribs (TCM: stagnant Liver Qi and
excess phlegm); also used to treat abdominal bloating and indigestion (TCM:
stagnant digestive function. Do not confuse with poor digestion due to deficiency
Usages and Functions
Expedites the free flow of Liver Qi and alleviates pain; breaks up and reduces
Qi accumulations; dries dampness and transforms phlegm.
Formulas Used In
Bupleurum, Inula, and Cyperus.
Use with caution where there is deficient Spleen Qi.
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