Vinegar

Vinegar

vinegar

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Vinegar.

Chinese name: 醋.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sour, sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, stomach.

Properties: Disperse clogs, stops bleeding and detox.

Best for: Use for stopping bleeding and remove poisonous substances in fishes, and vegetables. 

Serving for one person: 10 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with dampness (loose stools) in spleen should avoid drinking vinegar.

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.  

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.

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. 

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.  

Prawn

Prawn

prawn

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Prawn.

Chinese name: 虾.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, salty.

Organ meridian: Liver, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen kidney, yin and neutralize liver wind. 

Best for: Use for weakness in kidneys or restricted body movement due to wind in the liver.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with yin deficiency body constitution and skin related diseases should avoid eating prawns.

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.

Deer meat

Deer meat

deer meat

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Deer meat.

Chinese name: 鹿肉.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen kidney and promotes energy. Expel wind.

Best for: Use for general tiredness, weakness in knees and legs.

Serving for one person: 50 to 200g.

Dietary caution: People with yellow colored phlegm and yin deficiency body constitution should avoid eating deer meat.