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Fructus Citri

Xiang Yuan
Xiang Yuan #

Name

Xiang Yuan (Fructus Citri)

  1. Xiang Yuan
  2. Citron Fruit
  3. 香櫞
  4. 香橼

The Effect of Fructus Citri

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, warm; liver, spleen, stomach, and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Soothe stagnant liver qi, regulate qi and harmonize middle energizer, resolve phlegm and stop cough.

Indications

Hyponchondiac distending pain, gastric and abdominal stuffiness due to liver depression and qi stagnation; gastric-abdominal distending pain, belching acid regurgitation, nausea, vomiting and poor appetite due to qi stagnation of spleen and stomach; cough due to damp-phlegm accumulation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g.