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.

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.

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.

Softshell turtle

Softshell turtle

softshell turtle

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Softshell turtle.

Chinese name: 鳖.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen yin and kidney.

Best for: Use for improving vitality and reducing inner heat due to lack of yin.

Serving for one person: 250 to 500g.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach should not consume softshell turtle.

Eel

Eel

eel

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Eel.

Chinese name: 鳝鱼.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, spleen, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen energy, blood, kidney, liver and bones.

Best for: Use for improving vitality and strengthening kidneys to relieve back pain and knee issues.

Serving for one person: 100 to 250g.

Dietary caution: People with flu symptoms and yin deficiency body constitution should not eat eel.  

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.

Yellow croaker

Yellow croaker

yellow croaker

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Yellow croaker.

Chinese name: 黄花鱼.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach, liver, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen spleen, kidney, promotes energy and brighten eyes.

Best for: Use for regaining strength after illness. It is also use for relieving back pain and water retention. 

Serving for one person: 100 to 250g.

Dietary caution: People with open wounds or phlegm related diseases should avoid eating yellow croaker. 

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.