Loach

Loach

loach

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Loach.

Chinese name: 泥鳅.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, liver, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen spleen and kidney. 

Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and relieving water retention. It is also use for detoxing liver.

Serving for one person: 100 to 250g.

Dietary caution: None.

Quail’s egg

Quail's egg

quail's eggs

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Quail’s egg.

Chinese name: 鹌鹑蛋.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach.

Properties: Strengthen energy and brain.

Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and stomach. it is also use to improve sleep quality and forgetfulness. 

Serving for one person: In moderation.

Dietary caution: None

Bird nest

Bird nest

bird nest

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Bird nest.

Chinese name: 燕窝.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Lung, stomach, kidney.

Properties: Promotes yin and moisturize lungs. Promotes vitality.

Best for: Use for strengthening lungs and reliving cough. 

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with cold or flu should avoid eating bird nest at the moment. 

Black chicken meat

Black chicken meat

black chicken meat

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Black chicken meat.

Chinese name: 乌鸡肉.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, kidney, lung.

Properties: Strengthen liver and promotes vitality.

Best for: Use for general tiredness and strengthen body constitution. 

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: None.

Chicken meat

Chicken meat

chicken meat

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Chicken meat.

Chinese name: 鸡肉.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach.

Properties: Promotes vitality.

Best for: Use for malnutrition, water retention and general tiredness after illness.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with flu symptoms should reduce consumption on chicken meat. 

Pumpkin seed

Pumpkin seeds

pumpkin seeds

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Pumpkin seeds.

Chinese name: 南瓜子.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Large intestine.

Properties: Kills harmful germs resides in body.

Best for: Use for killing harmful germs that resides in body. It is also use to improve breast milk supply. 

Serving for one person: In moderation.

Dietary caution: Over consumption will cause harm to spleen.

Gordon enryale seed

Gordon enryale seed

gordon enryale seeds

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Gordon enryale seeds.

Chinese name: 芡实.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen spleen and relief diarrhea. Strengthen kidneys.

Best for: Use for reducing urination frequency and removing dampness in spleen.

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with difficulties in urination or constipation should avoid eating gordon enryale seeds.

Black fungus

Black fungus

black fungus

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Black Fungus.

Chinese name: 黑木耳.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Lung, spleen, large intestine and liver.

Properties: Improve energy. Moisturize lungs and stops coughing. Stops bleeding. Reduce blood pressure and anti-cancer. 

Best for: Use for weak vitality and lack of blood. It is also used for lungs weakness and long term coughing. It is also used for reducing high blood pressure. It is also used for cervical cancer.

Serving for one person: 3 to 10g.

Dietary caution: People with loose stools should avoid eating black fungus.

Lion’s mane mushroom

Lion's mane mushroom

Lion's mane mushroom

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Lion’s mane mushroom.

Chinese name: 猴头菇.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach.

Properties: Strengthen spleen and stomach. Calms the mind and anti-cancer.

Best for: Use for weakness in body, indigestion and insomnia. 

Serving for one person: 30 to 100g.

Dietary caution: Not available.

Shiitake

Shiitake

shiitake

Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Shiitake.

Chinese name: 香菇.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, stomach.

Properties: Improve vitality, strengthen spleen and improve appetite. Expel wind, dissolves phlegm and anti-cancer.

Best for: Shiitake has lots of benefits. It is use for improving one’s energy and vitality. It can also be used to aid digestion. It can also be used for lack of iron / blood. It is also used for reducing blood pressure, cholesterol levels as well as chronic liver diseases.  

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with cold and dampness in spleen and stomach should avoid eating shiitake mushrooms.