Chenpi is sun-dried tangerine used as a traditional seasoning in Chinese dishes. They are aged by storing them day, and they have a pungent and bitter taste. First taste of it herb is little bit sweet and aftertaste is bitter.

Herb uses:

In Xu Li’s book, Chinese Materia Medica: Combinations and Applications, they are described as having high medicinal medicinal uses, and they contains Chenpi contains volatile oils, nobiletin, hesperidin, neohesperidin, tangeridin, citromitin, synephrine, carotene, cryptoxanthin, inositol, vitamin B1 and vitamin C.Traditional Chinese herbal medicine utilizes the alcohol extracts of several citrus peels for specific health support, including those of mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata ‘Blanco’) and bitter orange (C. aurantium) (272-273).



Chinses dishes:

1.Chen Pi Niu Rou (Tangerine Flavored Beef)

2.Chen Pi Chicken (Tangerine Flavored Chicken)