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. 

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.

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. 

Pork

Pork

pork

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Pork.

Chinese name: 猪肉.

Thermal nature: Cold (slight).

Flavor: Sweet, salty.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & kidney.

Properties: Strengthen kidney and yin. Promotes energy.

Best for: Use for weak kidneys, dry cough and reduce swollenness. 

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with tropical and phlegm and dampness body constitution should avoid eating pork.

Pomelo

Pomelo

pomelo

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Pomelo.

Chinese name: 柚子.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Lung, stomach.

Properties: Aid digestion and dissolve phlegm. 

Best for: Use for indigestion and relief intoxication. 

Serving for one person: In moderation.

Dietary caution: Not available.

Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi fruit

kiwi

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Kiwi.

Chinese name: 猕猴桃.

Thermal nature: Cold.

Flavor: Sour, sweet.

Organ meridian: Stomach, liver, kidney.

Properties: Cools the body and strengthen spleen.

Best for: Use for quenching thirst and cooling the body.

Serving for one person: 50 to 200g.

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

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.