herbs: Chen Pi - Tangarine Peel
Get that kettle boiling, grab a cuppa and enjoy your tea.
Tangerine peel is acrid, warming, aromatic and very refreshing.
This herb belongs to the category of medicinal known as the 'Regulate Qi' Herbs. Traditionally this herb is used to assist with digestion for those who suffer from bloating and abdominal fullness caused by qi stagnation in the middle jiao.
You can sip on chen pi tea while you are enjoying a rich meal to aid with digestion and reduce the symptom of a full belly (so you have room for dessert!).
To take: Place a piece of tangerine peel in a pot, add boiling water, let steep for 5 minutes. Sip frequently