Citrus & Ginger Combination--Chinese Herbal Tea

Suzy MacFarland


This formula is for educational purposes ONLY and not intended to be used as a cure, treatment or prevention of any illness, disease or injury. I cannot stress enough how important it is to consult a licensed Medical Doctor or licensed TCM practitioner before using ANY herbal formula. I strongly advise against self medication. Certain herbs may have harmful interactions with Western perscriptions. Certain herbs that you may be familiar with may not be safe in certain amounts or in combination with other herbs or medications.
Pregnant or nursing women should NOT take ANY herbal formula.


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15 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 g
    dried citrus peel, (qing pi)
  • 5 g
    tuckahoe (fuling)
  • 3 g
    dried ginger (ganjiang)
  • 1 g
    raw licorice root (gancao)
  • 4 to 6 c

How to Make Citrus & Ginger Combination--Chinese Herbal Tea


  1. The herbs are combined with water and simmered into a strong tea and used as presscribed in the tradtional manner.

    The herb pictured here is fuling in its wild state.
  2. The headline photo is of aged dried citrus peel.

    A traditional herb (banxia) containing ephedra alkaloids has been banned in the U.S. since 2004 and not included in this formula.

    Dried Ginger is the herb pictured here.
  3. Photo shown here is dired licorice root.

    Warning: pregnant or nursing women should not use any herbal formual for any reason.

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  4. This formula has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for use in moving moisture, clear phlegm and help digestion.
    This formula may be found in Chinese herbals sold today.

    Thank you for stopping by to learn more about Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine. I hope you have enjoyed your visit.
  5. DISCLAIMER: Information on this site is provided for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice nor is it intended to replace a medical doctor. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Information and statements on this site regarding health supplements have not been evaluated by the medical profession and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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