Sesame oil

Sesame oil

sesame oil

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Sesame oil.

Chinese name: 麻油.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Large intestine.

Properties: Moisturize intestines.

Best for: Use for relieving constipation and dry, cracked skins.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with loose stools should avoid eating sesame oil.

Peanut oil

Peanut oil

peanut oil

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Peanut oil.

Chinese name: 花生油.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Lung, spleen, large intestine.

Properties: Moisturize intestines. 

Best for: Use for moisturizing large intestines.

Serving for one person: Not available..

Dietary caution: People with gastric related illness should avoid eating peanut oil.

Honey

Honey

honey

Suitable for following  types of body constitution:

Name: Honey.

Chinese name: 蜂蜜.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

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

Properties: Strengthen spleen, moisturize lungs and large intestine .

Best for: Use for pain in stomach, dry cough and constipation. 

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with dampness and phlegm (loose stools) should avoid eating honey. 

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. 

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. 

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.

Pine nut

Pine nut

pine nuts

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Pine nut.

Chinese name: 松子仁.

Thermal nature: Warm (slight).

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, lung and large intestine.

Properties: Moisturize body, expel wind.

Best for: Use for relieving dry cough and hard stools. 

Serving for one person: 10 to 15g.

Dietary caution: People with loose stools should avoid eating pine nuts. People who are phlegm & dampness body constitution should avoid eating pine nuts too. 

Banana

Banana

banana

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Banana.

Chinese name: 香蕉.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & large intestine.

Properties: Cools the body and detox. Moisturize the lungs and intestines.

Best for: Use for relieving constipation and coughing (heat-dry type).

Serving for one person: 1 to 4pcs.

Dietary caution: People with water retention and kidney related illnesses should avoid eating bananas.

Greengage

Greengage

greengage

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Greengage.

Chinese name: 青梅.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sour.

Organ meridian: Lung, stomach, large intestine.

Properties: Promotes production of body fluids, smooth the throat and stops diarrhea. 

Best for: Use for sore throat and quench thirst.

Serving for one person: 6 to 9g.

Dietary caution: People with gastric pain and acid reflux should avoid eating greengages.

Fig

Fig

fig

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Fig.

Chinese name: 无花果.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Lung, stomach, large intestine.

Properties: Strengthen spleen, clears intestine, detox and relieve swollenness. 

Best for: Use for swollen throat, dry-type coughing. it is also use to improve appetite. It can be use to relieve constipation due to intestine heatiness. 

Serving for one person: 9 to 15g.

Dietary caution: Not available.