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Zhi Shi (Citrus aurantium)

By June 26, 2010September 11th, 2022No Comments
  • Botanical name: Citrus aurantium
  • Common name: Unripe bitter orange
  • Family: Rutaceae
  • Part used in Chinese medicine: immature fruit
  • Major Chinese medicine actions:
  • Breaks up stagnant qi, reduces accumulations, transforms phlegm
Citrus aurantium
Citrus aurantium

Photo Credits: (top to bottom)
Photo 1: Citrus aurantium; 11/2007; author Yarl; permission under GFDL
Photo 2: Citrus aurantium; 01/2006; author Yarl; permission under GFDL