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.

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.

Brown sugar

Brown sugar

brown sugar

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Brown sugar.

Chinese name: 红糖.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, spleen and stomach.

Properties: Promotes blood flow and disperse clogs.

Best for: Use for relieving dry mouth and weakness in body.

Serving for one person: 10 to 15g.

Dietary caution: People with phlegm and indigestion illness should not consume brown sugar.

Special note: Another effect that brown sugar has is it can detox liver. This (brown sugar with drinking water) can relief diarrhea.  

White sugar

White sugar

white sugar

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: White sugar.

Chinese name: 白砂糖.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen & lung.

Properties: Moisturize and promotes production of fluids in body. 

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

Serving for one person: 10 to 15g.

Dietary caution: People with phlegm and dampness body constitution should avoid eating white sugar.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.