Zhi Shi

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Common Name:
Immature Bitter Orange
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium fruit - immature
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Zhi Shi
Zhi Shi Dosage: Follow instructions of your doctor or healthcare professional.
Zhi Shi Precautions:
Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

Zhi Shi Benefits & Information

In traditional Chinese medicine immature bitter orange breaks stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, transforms phlegm, relieves distension, and is used in Qi tonics.  Studies have found the antifungal properties of bitter orange are beneficial with fungal infections such as jock itch, athletes’ foot, ringworm, and other skin issues when applied topically.  Other health benefits of immature bitter orange include supporting digestive health, easing occasional constipation, may benefit healthy weight management, promotes wound healing, may support healthy blood glucose levels, benefits cardiovascular health, and supports liver health.

The cut form of Zhi Shi can be used to make a decoctiontincture, or tea.  Powdered Zhi Shi is perfect to make your own fresh, filler free, immature bitter orange capsules or compress.

Zhi Shi Herb Category
:  Herbs that Regulate Qi
Zhi Shi Properties: Bitter, Acrid, Non-toxic, Slightly Cold, Sour
Zhi Shi Channels:
Spleen, Large Intestine, Stomach

Herbs that Combine With Zhi Shi

White Peony   Cinnamon   Bupleurum   Apricot Kernel




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