Cinnamon

Cinnamon

cinnamon

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Cinnamon.

Chinese name: 桂皮.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, pungent.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach, liver, kidney.

Properties: Warms stomach and spleen. Expel coldness and relief pain.

Best for: Use for removing coldness in stomach, as well as in knees.

Serving for one person: 50 to 200g.

Dietary caution: People with yin deficiency body constitution should avoid eating cinnamon. 

Fennel

Fennel

fennel

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Fennel.

Chinese name: 茴香.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, pungent.

Organ meridian: Liver, kidney, bladder, stomach.

Properties: Warms kidney and liver. Promotes flow of energy and stops pain. 

Best for: Use for treating stomachache due to coldness. It is also use for back pain due to weakness in kidneys.

Serving for one person: 3 to 6g.

Dietary caution: People with yin deficiency body constitution should avoid eating fennel.

Pepper

Pepper

pepper

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Pepper.

Chinese name: 胡椒.

Thermal nature: Hot.

Flavor: Pungent.

Organ meridian: Stomach, large intestine, liver.

Properties: Expel coldness, relieve pain, improve appetite. 

Best for: Use for expelling coldness in stomach vomit and detoxing fish / crab poison.

Serving for one person: 1 to 3g.

Dietary caution: People who have heat-related illness should avoid eating pepper. 

Ginger

Ginger

ginger

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Ginger.

Chinese name: 生姜.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Pungent.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & lung.

Properties: Expel coldness in body, stops vomit and coughing (cold type).

Best for: Use for treating flu (cold type), headache and blocked nose. It is also use to treat vomit and bloated stomach. 

Serving for one person: 50 to 200g.

Dietary caution: People with yin deficiency body constitution should avoid eating ginger. 

Garlic

Japonica Rice

garlic

Suitable for following  types of body constitution:

Name: Garlic.

Chinese name: 大蒜.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Pungent.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach, lung, large intestine.

Properties: Warms the lungs, detox.

Best for: Use for warning up stomach, long term cough, flu.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: Not suitable for people who have the yin deficiency body constitution. People with gastric pain should also avoid eating garlic. 

Fistular onion stalk

Fistular onion stalk

onion stalk

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Fistular onion stalk.

Chinese name: 葱白.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Pungent.

Organ meridian: Stomach & lung.

Properties: Expel coldness, warms body (by increasing ‘yang’) and detox.

Best for: Use for treating flu (cold-type) and stomachache due to coldness.

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People (especially elderly)who tends to sweat excessively should avoid eating this onion stalk. 

Onion

Onion

onion

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Onion.

Chinese name: 洋葱.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, pungent.

Organ meridian: Lung.

Properties: Strengthen stomach and improves energy flow. Detox and reduce blood cholesterol. 

Best for: Use for poor appetite and relieving diseases due to high blood cholesterol. 

Serving for one person: 30 to 120g.

Dietary caution: Overconsumption will lead to blur vision. People who just recovered from heat-type illness must avoid eating onion as well. 

Chinese cedar

Chinese cedar

chinese cedar

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Chinese cedar.

Chinese name: 香椿叶.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Pungent, bitter.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach.

Properties: Reduce summer heat in body, relief dampness and detox.

Best for: Use for relieving heat and dampness in body. It also improves appetite. 

Serving for one person: 30 to 60g.

Dietary caution: People who have excessive sweating and whose body constitution is qi deficiency should avoid consuming chiense cedar.

Coriander

Coriander

coriander

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Coriander.

Chinese name: 芫荽.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Pungent.

Organ meridian: Lung, spleen and liver.

Properties: Expel coldness in body. Relief pain and detox.

Best for: Use for treating coldness flu. It is also used for treating overeating and stomach bloatedness. 

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People who have flu (heat-type) should avoid eating coriander. 

Mustard

Mustard

mustard

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Mustard.

Chinese name: 芥菜.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Pungent.

Organ meridian: Lung, stomach and kidney.

Properties: Strengthen lungs and purse phlegm. Dissolve clogs and relief swollenness. 

Best for: Use for relieving cold-type coughing. It is also use for dissolving phlegm that causes coughing.

Serving for one person: 10 to 10g.

Dietary caution: People with eye diseases and yin deficiency body constitution should avoid eating mustard.