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.

Duck’s egg

Japonica Rice

duck egg

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Duck’s eggs.

Chinese name: 鸭蛋.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart & lung.

Properties: Strengthen yin and balances liver. Clears lungs and stops cough.

Best for: Use for reducing heatiness in liver that results in headache, dizzy, sore throat and coughing.  

Serving for one person: 1 to 2pcs.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach should avoid eating duck’s eggs. 

Goat’s milk

Goat's milk

goat's milk

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Goat’s milk.

Chinese name: 羊奶.

Thermal nature: Warm (slight).

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart & lung.

Properties: Strengthen body, balances stomach.

Best for: Use for general weakness and mouth ulcer.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with phlegm and dampness body constitution should avoid drinking goat’s milk.

Cow’s milk

Cow's milk

goat's milk

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Cow’s milk.

Chinese name: 牛奶.

Thermal nature: Cold (slight).

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart, lung, stomach.

Properties: Strengthen body in general particular lungs, spleen. 

Best for: Use for general weakness, lack in blood and energy. Also helps in constipation. 

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach (loose stools) and phlegm (clear and watery) should avoid drinking cow’s milk. 

Lotus Seed

Lotus seed

lotus seeds

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Lotus seed.

Chinese name: 莲子.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, kidney, heart.

Properties: Strengthen spleen and relief diarrhea. Calms the mind and aid sleeping.

Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and kidneys. It is also use for improving sleep quality and irregular heartbeat.

Serving for one person: 6 to 15g.

Dietary caution: People with dry hard stools should avoid eating lotus seeds.

Watermelon

Watermelon

watermelon

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Watermelon.

Chinese name: 西瓜.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart, stomach, bladder.

Properties: Clears summer heat, increase urination frequency.

Best for: Use for heat-related illness, encourage urination frequency and relief of mouth ulcers and sore throat.

Serving for one person: In moderation.

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

Honeydew

Honeydew

honeydew

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Honeydew.

Chinese name: 甜瓜.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart, stomach.

Properties: Clears summer heat, increase urination frequency.

Best for: Use for heat related illness and relief thirst. Relief difficulty in urination.

Serving for one person: Not available.

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

Longan

Longan

longan

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Longan.

Chinese name: 桂圆, 龙眼.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart, spleen.

Properties: Strengthen heart and spleen. Clams the mind. 

Best for: Use for deficiency in qi and blood. It is also use for irregular heart beat, difficult in falling asleep.

Serving for one person: 10 to 15g.

Dietary caution: People with bloated stomach or yellow color phlegm must avoid eating longan.

Apple

Apple

apple

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Apple.

Chinese name: 苹果.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & heart.

Properties: Strengthen stomach and clams mind. 

Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and relief stomach bloatedness. It is also used to regain soberness after drinking alcohol.  

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: Avoid over consumption because it will cause stomach bloatedness. 

Jujube

Jujube

Jujube

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Jujube.

Chinese name: 大枣.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart, spleen, stomach.

Properties: Strengthen energy and clams the mind. Act as a harmonizer when used with other chinese herbs.

Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and improve energy. It also helps in improving appetite. It helps in relieving insomnia too.  

Serving for one person: 9 to 150g.

Dietary caution: People with dampness in spleen should avoid eating jujube.