正 新会陈皮 2004年
Dehydrate Tangerine Peel/Zheng Chen Pi
A tangy, earthy tasting citrus peel that helps settle the nervous stomach, bloating, and indigestion.
From the manufacturer:
Dried Tangerine peel contains hesperidin, limonin, volatile oil, vitamin B, C, and other ingredients. Tangerine peel has the effects of drying dampness [bloating and edema], reducing phlegm, regulating qi, and neutralizing energy. This product is the dried and mature peel of the Rutaceae plant tangerine and its cultivated varieties. The taste is bitter, pungent, and warming. It enters the Lung and Spleen meridians.
Indications: Regulates qi, regulates and soothes the middle, dries dampness, resolves phlegm. It has been used to cure fullness of the chest and abdomen, reluctance to eat, vomiting, sputum cough. Also, it has been used to treat illnesses from fish, crab poison.
Cautions: It is not suitable for patients with Qi deficiency and Yin deficiency and dry cough or nose bleeding.
Tangerine Peel and Poria Congee
20 grams of tangerine peel, 30 grams of Poria [aka fu ling, tuckahoe] 100 grams of steamed rice.
First decoct the tangerine peel and Poria to remove the residue, then add the rice to cook the porridge, or dry the tangerine peel and Poria and grind them into a fine powder. The dose is each time 3~5g, add the powder to the boiled rice porridge and cook the same porridge. Take 1~2 times a day for 10~15 days. Efficacy: Regulates qi and invigorates the spleen, resolves phlegm, and calms the nerves.