Pinyin: xiang yuan
ENGLISH NAME: Citron (Fruit)
LATIN NAME: Citri Fructus
Properties: acrid, slightly bitter, sour, warm
Channels Entered: Liver, Spleen, Lung
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Spreads Liver Oi. Regulates Oi. Harmonizes the Middle and Dissolves Phlegm
3 to 10 grams in decoction or in pills.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
Use Xiang Yuan with caution during pregnancy, or in patients with yin or blood deficiencies.