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Chen Pi (Aged Tangerine Peel)

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Botanical name:   Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Common name:   Tangerine Peel
Family:   Citrus reticulata Blanco, Rutaceae family
TCM Use:   Peel

Functional Grouping:   Herbs That Regulate The Qi
Dosage & Preparation:   3-9g
Channels Influenced:   Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
Associated Temperature & Taste:   Warm, Aromatic, Bitter, Acrid   Read More ...

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The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep --- Part 2 ---

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Last Blog Post we introduced the concept of sleep and health. With this post will delve a little deeper into the health effect of sleep.

Inadequate or poor sleep is associated with weight gain and obesity due to the interaction of the two main hormones involved in hunger regulation. You will often notice when you are tired you are more hungry.   Read More ...

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Gut Health ...

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These days openly discussing gut health has become somewhat nonchalant with almost everyone and particularly females having some kind of digestive complaint be it bloating, constipation, wind or diarrhea with symptoms ranging from mild to more severe.   Read More ...

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