Zhi Shi 枳實 unripe bitter orange, chih-shih Aurantii Fructus immaturus [use caution if pregnant]

  • Another herb that addresses qi stagnation in both the chest and digestive organs, it helps the qi in both the chest and stomach descend. When Lung or chest qi doesn’t descend, it causes shallow breathing. When Stomach qi doesn’t descend, it causes nausea, belching and a loss of appetite.