Chen Pi - 陈皮 - Tangerine Peel

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Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract; concentrated 5:1; granules (100g/bottle).

Chinese Name: 陈皮, Chen Pi
English Name: Tangerine Peel
Korean Name: 귤껍질
Latin Name: Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium
Certifications: Kosher, Halal
Properties: Bitter, acrid; warm
Functions: Regulates qi, fortifies the spleen, dries dampness and transforms phlegm
Available in: 100g granules

What is Chen Pi?

Chen Pi, or Tangerine Peel, is a bitter, acrid, warm herb, and is categorized as “regulate qi” herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

What are the benefits of Chen Pi?

Chen Pi is best known for its TCM function of fortifying the Spleen, regulating Qi, drying dampness and transforming phlegm.

Chen Pi is commonly used in TCM for gastrointestinal disorders and cholesterol management.

What is the dosage and method for taking Chen Pi?

Chen Pi is generally taken as part of a balanced formula in conjunction with other herbs. Always follow your healthcare provider's instructions, as the dosage can vary based on your condition and response to treatment.

Chen Pi may be taken in capsule form or loose granules. Granules dissolve best in very hot water.

When can I expect to see results?

Chen Pi typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Chen Pi have any side effects?

While Chen Pi is generally considered safe for most people, it can cause side effects in some individuals. Women who are pregnant, nursing, or postpartum as well as people with liver disease, should avoid or use Chen Pi with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Chen Pi before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy Chen Pi

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Chen Pi granules in 100g bottles.

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Chen Pi, look for suppliers who provide clear information about the product's origin, purity, and testing procedures to ensure you're getting a high-quality product. Please read Where to Buy Chinese Herbs Safely for more tips on how to source herbs safely.

Chen Pi from Treasure of the East is:
✔️ ISO Lab Tested & GMP Certified
✔️ Bio-Authentic with Full Traceability
✔️ Sustainably Sourced from Dao Di Farms

Treasure of the East’s herbal extracts are full-spectrum, water-based extracts produced by Tianjiang Pharmaceutical. Unlike standardized extracts, which contain a concentrated quantity of a single marker chemical, full-spectrum herbal extracts contain all the active chemical constituents of whole herbs in concentrated form.  Treasure of the East herbs are full-spectrum and extracted using only purified water (more information).

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