|Scientific Name||Citrus aurantium L.|
|Latin Name||Aurantii Fructus Pericarpium|
|Mophology||This drug is spherical or semi-spherical by dissection, and 3 ~ 5 cm in diameter. The outer surface is greenish brown ~ reddish brown with granular bulges. The bulge has a dent spot and scars of fruit stalks and pedicels. The pericarp is 6 ~ 13 mm thick and yellowish white. The texture is hard and difficult to snap off. The cut surface is smooth with several bulges and seeds inside. It smells characteristic, and tastes bitter and slightly sour.|
A treatment technique, which helps Gigi circulation to resolve Woolgyeol and stagnated Gi.
Efficacy in removing abdominal mass.
This is one of regulateing Gi methods.
Efficacy in passing through phlegm and moving.
|Diseases and symptom||
retention of undigested food; dyspepsia retention of food resulting from dysfunction of the spleen and stomach
prolapse of uterus
prolapse of the rectum
This is heavy feeling on the back after dysentery.
full sensation in the hypochondrium
This is a symptom with an attack of phlegm in the chest and diaphragm.
pectoral pain with stuffiness; chest impediment; chest blockage; obstruction of Gi in the chest (1) a morbid condition due to stagnation of dampness and phlegm, marked by choking pain in the chest, sometimes referring to the back, usually accompanied by shortness of breath, cough. (2) obstruction of Gi in the stomach, chest pain that occurs immediately after eating, accompanied by difficulty in swallowing and frequent vomiting.
This is belching. Gi that is filled with stomach is going out.
DRY-FRIED BITTER ORANGE (초지각(炒枳殼)) : The sliced herb is dry-fried (occasionally with bran) until slightly yellow. This is also known as prepared bitter orange(生枳殼),and its action are more moderate than inprepared bitter orange. Dry-frying also reduces the slight digestive irritation that the sour flavor can causes, and is thus more appropriate for elderly or weak patients, or for inclusion in tonifying formulas to aid digestion., CHARRED BITTER ORANGE (지각탄(枳殼炭)) : The sliced fruit is dry-fried until scorched and blackened externally, and the interior has turned dark yellow. It is also known as scorched unripe bitter orange(焦枳殼). This method of preparation greatly moderates the cold quality of the fruit and allows it to enter the blood level to stop bleeding. It is also used for qi blockage disprders associated with bleeding, for example, Intestinal wind.
|Properties and Tastes||sweetness and acridity, nontoxicity, coolness|
|Working Organs||large intestine; spleen; lung|
|Contraindication||It should be used carefully for a person having weak spleen & kidney and for pregnant woman.|
|Related Prescription (Total 570)||
This is the prescription for curing teeth discharge caused by dysentery of food.
The prescription for treating the symptom of not being able to urinate because of the heat of a small intestine during the swelling of the scrotum.
This prescription is for curing of many kinds of hemorrhoid extend to intestinal Wind and Jangdok.
This is the prescription for curing mouth odor, oral ulcer due to stomach’s heat pathogenic factor.
Prescription for the treatment of the drooping and pain of testis due to swollen one of the testis
The prescription is to soothe swollen spot and reduce fever.
A prescription for treatment of epidemic disease
Prescription for the treatment of the pain and distension and fullness of the chest due to heat.
A prescription to treat eye diseases.
|IPC||A61K 36/752; A61K 131/00|
|Keywords||Aurantii Fructus; bitter orange; Citrus aurantium L.; Citrus aurantium var. daidai Makino; Citrus daidai Siebold; Jigak; Seville orange; sour orange|
|DB Publishing Date||Dec 6, 2007|
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