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About acuherbdr

Elisabete Alves de Souza, DOM, has over two decades of clinical experience. She is part of a Daoist lineage that focuses on achieving more significant states of health. Dr. de Souza has drawn from many studies in Brazil, California, New York, Chicago, and more to create her innovative nutrition treatments. She treats different conditions and symptoms in a nonaggressive way, transforming and fortifying your health with her unique knowledge and technique.

Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) (Pútáo Yóu 葡萄柚)

Sweet (tián 甜) and sour (suãn 酸) flavor and Yin-cold (lěng 冷) thermal nature and is affiliated with the Stomach, Spleen and Lung meridian.  Active compounds: Grapefruit is renowned for its high vitamin C content. It is also rich in … Continue reading

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Fig (Ficus Carica) (Wú Huā Gǒu 無花果)

Sweet (tián 甜) flavor, Yin-Yang neutral (zhōng xìng 中性) thermal nature and is affiliated with the Lung meridian. Active compounds: Figs are one of the highest plant sources of calcium and fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), copper, manganese, … Continue reading

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Carqueja (Baccharis Trimera)

  ☯ Pungent (xīnlà 辛辣) flavor and warm (nuǎn 暖) thermal nature and is affiliated with the  Liver, Spleen, and Stomach meridians. ❊ Active Compounds: Carqueja is a perennial plant characterized by its green stem. It is found in South America. … Continue reading

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Açai berry (Euterpe Oleraceae) (Ā sà yī 阿萨伊浆果)

☯  Sour (suãn 酸) and astringent (Sin 涩) flavor, and cold (Lěng 冷) thermal nature and its affiliated with Kidney and Liver meridians.   ❊  Active Compounds: Açai powder is a rich source of protective antioxidants, omega fatty acids, amino acids, … Continue reading

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Pomegranate (Punica Granatum) (Shi Liu 石榴)

  ☯ Sweet (tián 甜), slightly bitter (kú苦), and astringent (Sin 涩), neutral (zhōng xìng 中性) thermal nature and is affiliated with the  Lung, Spleen, Stomach and Large Intestine. ❊ Active compounds: Pomegranate is packed with poluphenols, a powerful antioxidant that helps … Continue reading

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Cabbage (Brassica Oleracea Capitata) (Juǎn Xīn Cài 卷心菜)

☯ Sweet (tián 甜) and pungent (xīnlà 辛辣) flavor and cool (liáng 涼) thermal nature and is affiliated with the Spleen, Stomach and Large Intestine meridians. ❊ Active compounds: Contains, protein, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin … Continue reading

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Fighting Through Cancer: Carrot (Hú luó bo 胡萝卜)

Sweet (Gan) flavor and neutral thermal nature. Acts on Spleen, Liver, and Lung meridians. Active compounds:Among all vegetables, carrots contain the most ß-carotene, an antioxidant more potent than a vitamin.E. Not only does it defy aging and promote gastrointestinal functions, but … Continue reading

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Broccoli (Xī lán huā 西兰花)

☯ Sweet (tián 甜) and pungent (xīnlà 辛辣) flavor, cool (liáng 涼) thermal nature and is affiliated with the Lungs, Liver and Large Intestine meridians. ❊ Active compounds: Broccoli contains ß-carotene and glutathione that fights against cancer. It adds brilliance … Continue reading

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Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins:

After years of telling people chemotherapy is the only way to try (try being the key word) to eliminate cancer, John Hopkins id finally starting to tell you there is an alternative way. Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins: Every person … Continue reading

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Brazilian Feijoada

1 pound black beans 1/2 pound pork ribs 1/2 pound bacon 2 onions finely chopped 6 cloves garlic finely chopped 2 smoked sausages cut in big chunks 1 Tsp ground pepper 6 bay leaves Soak the beans overnight first then … Continue reading

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