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Aurantii Fructus immaturus
Bitter Orange Young Fruit
Regulate the Qi
Dry-fried to moderate its cold nature and strength so it may be used for both hot or cold disorders.
Moves Stagnant Qi
Unblocks the Bowels
Improves Qi Circulation
Caution during pregancy. May worsen peptic or duodenal ulcers; use caution. Must combine with tonic herbs when treating qi stagnation due to Spleen and Stomach deficiencies.
3-9g. 15g maximum. Most potent raw. Dry-fry to lessen cold damaging side-effects.
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