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Exocarpium Citri Rubrum

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Ju Hong (Exocarpium Citri Rubrum)

  1. Ju Hong
  2. 橘红
  3. 橘紅

The Effect of Exocarpium Citri Rubrum


Pungent, bitter, warm; lung and spleen meridians entered.


Dispel cold and dry dampness, regulate qi and resolve phlegm, soothe middle energizer and strengthen the stomach.


Nausea and vomit, cough due to wind-cold, circulation of vital energy in the wrong direction, excessive phlegm, dyspepsia, distention and fullness in chest.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or powder.


It is contraindicated for yin deficiency with dry cough and qi deficiency.