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Introduction To Green Tangerine Orange Peel (qing pi)









Green Tangerine Orange Peel (qing pi)

Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride


Properties: The herb is pungent and bitter in flavour, warm in nature, and acts on the liver and stomach channels. Being pungent for dispersing, warming and clearing , and bitter for lowering and purging, the herb has strong effects of relieving Qi stagnation, soothing the liver, promoting digestion and resolving food retention. The herb is indicated for severe stagnation of the liver-Qi, food retention, distention in the gastro-intestinal tract.

Effects: Relieving stagnation of Qi, soothing the liver, promoting digestion and resolving food retention.


1. The herb is often used in combination with bupleurum root, nutgrass flatsedge rhizome, curcuma root and other herbs for soothing the liver and promoting circulation of Qi, to treat stagnation of the lievr-Qi and fullness or even distending pain in the chest and hypochondrium; with mongolian snakegourd fruit, dandelion, bupleurum and other herbs for soothing the liver, regulating Qi circulation, clearing heat and toxic substances, to treat lump in breast caused by stagnation of the liver-Qi or swelling pain due to acute mastitis; and with common fennel fruit, aucklandia root, lindera root and other hers for warming the liver, dispersing cold, promoting circulation of Qi and alleviating pain, to treat abdominal colic due to invasion of cold and abdominal pain.

2. To treat retention of food, stagnation of Qi, gastro-abdominal distending pain and indigestion, the herb can be used in combination with hawthorn fruit, germinated barley, medicated leaven and other herbs for promoting digestion and resolving stagnated food, such as Qingpi Pill.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Green Tangerine Orange Peel (qing pi) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Green Tangerine Orange Peel (qing pi) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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