Theory

Qing Pi Green Tangerine Peel - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Qing Pi Names

  • English Name: Green Tangerine Peel
  • Pinyin Name: Qing Pi

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Qing Pi Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Spreads liver Qi and breaks up stagnation - liver Qi stagnation symptoms such as distention and pain in the chest, breast, and/or hypochondriac regions; hernial pain.
  • Reduces food stagnation - pain in the epigastrium.
  • Dries dampness and transforms phlegm - malarial disorders w/phlegm, dampness, and breast abscesses.
  • Raises blood pressure.


Qing Pi Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g




Qing Pi Appears In 1 Formula

Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang Wan

  • Clear Summer Heat and Augment the Qi
    • Please note that there are two formulas with the same name but slightly different compositions.  One is from Wang's Wen Re Jing Wei and tonifies the yin more strongly, the other (which is the one discussed here) is from Li's Pi Wei Lun (Discussion of the Spleen and Stomach) and tonifies the spleen more strongly.  Both have similar usages but are not directly interchangeable.  
    • Clears summerheat and dries dampness - summer colds and flus, heatstroke - fever, fatigue, excessive sweating with loose stools and heaviness in the body.
    • Along with respiratory infections in the right cases certain types of asthma may be appropriate for this formula.
    • Dampheat related inflammatory condtions such as Colitis are approprirate with the right underlying factors.
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with symptoms of spleen deficiency and heat.
    • Wtih the right underlying factors the range of perimenopausal symptoms may be appropriate - low libido, fatigue, water retention, fibroids, heavy cycles.  Where this appear with spleen qi deficiency signs and kidney weakness, this formula may be appropriate.
  • Clear Heat
  • Relieve Summerheat



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