Soy sauce

Soy sauce

soy sauce

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Soy sauce.

Chinese name: 酱油.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Salty.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & kidney.

Properties: Cools the body and detox.

Best for: Use for relieving summer heat.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: Over consumption will cause phlegm.

Seaweed

Seaweed

seaweed

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Seaweed.

Chinese name: 紫菜.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Sweet, salty.

Organ meridian: Lung, spleen and bladder.

Properties: Dissolves phlegm, stops cough and reduce dampness in body.

Best for: Use for sore throat, coughing, insomnia due to lack of yin and water retention. 

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach (loose stools) should avoid eating seaweed. 

Kombu

Kombu

kombu

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Kombu.

Chinese name: 海带.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Salty.

Organ meridian: Liver, stomach and kidney

Properties: Dissolves phlegm and reduce swollenness. 

Best for: Use for water retention in legs and persistence phlegm in body.

Serving for one person: 5 to 150g.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach and pregnant women should avoid eating kombu.

Clam

Clam

clams

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Clams.

Chinese name: 文蛤.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Salty.

Organ meridian: Stomach.

Properties: Moisturize and quench thirst.

Best for: Use for relieving sweating while sleeping due to lack of yin.

Serving for one person: 30 to 60g.

Dietary caution: People with yang deficiency body constitution and weak spleen and stomach should avoid eating clams. 

Oyster

Oyster

oyster

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Oyster.

Chinese name: 牡蛎肉.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet salty.

Organ meridian: Heart, liver.

Properties: Calms the mind and nourish the blood.

Best for: Use for relieving insomnia.

Serving for one person: 30 to 60g.

Dietary caution: People with chronic skin-related diseases should avoid eating oysters.

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

jellyfish

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Jellyfish.

Chinese name: 海蜇.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Salty.

Organ meridian: Lung, liver and spleen.

Properties: Cools the body and balances liver. Dissolves phlegm.

Best for: Use for treating heat-related cough and dissolves yellow colored phlegm. It is also used to moisturize large intestines (if you have dry hard stools).

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: Raw jellyfish is difficult to digest. it is recommended to eat jellyfish with other foods with hot or warm thermal properties. 

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

cuttlefish

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Cuttlefish.

Chinese name: 乌贼.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Salty.

Organ meridian: Liver, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen blood and yin.

Best for: Use for blood deficiency.

Serving for one person: 1 to 2pcs.

Dietary caution: Cuttlefish may trigger old illness conditions hidden in some people. It is safer to avoid if you have some medical history.

Sea cucumber

Sea cucumber

sea cucumber

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Sea cucumber.

Chinese name: 海参.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet, salty.

Organ meridian: Kidney and lung.

Properties: Strengthen kidney and stops bleeding.

Best for: Use for weakness in kidneys and deficiency in blood or blood in cough and stools.

Serving for one person: 12 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach (poor digestion) should avoid eating sea cucumber.

Prawn

Prawn

prawn

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Prawn.

Chinese name: 虾.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, salty.

Organ meridian: Liver, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen kidney, yin and neutralize liver wind. 

Best for: Use for weakness in kidneys or restricted body movement due to wind in the liver.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with yin deficiency body constitution and skin related diseases should avoid eating prawns.

Crab

Crab

crab meat

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Crab.

Chinese name: 螃蟹.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Salty.

Organ meridian: Liver, stomach.

Properties: Cools the body, disperse clogs and detox.

Best for: Use for relieving jaundice condition (due to damp & heat) and recovery of bruises. 

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach should avoid eating crab meat.