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About acuherbdr

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

Basil (Tián luólè 甜罗勒)

Pungent,and sweet flavor and warm thermal nature. Acts on Lung, Spleen, Stomach and Large Intestine meridians. Active compounds: Basil contains dozens of aromatic essential oil components in its leaves including eugenol, linalool, astragal, limonene, citral methylchavicol, and methyl cinnamate. Besides … Continue reading

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Baru Almond or Cumbaru (Dipterix Alata)

Sweet flavor and and cool thermal nature. Acts on Liver, Kidney and Spleen meridians. Active compound: The baru is a typical fruit of the Brazilian Cerrado. The nut is about 23% protein and is a high nutritional value. In recipes … Continue reading

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Barley, common Wheat (Dàmài 大麦)

Sweet and astringent taste and cool thermal nature. Acts on Spleen, Stomach, and Urinary Bladder meridians. Active compounds: Contains fiber, selenium, vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B1 (thiamin), phosphorus, and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), protein, starch, fat, calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, copper, … Continue reading

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Banana (Xiāng jiāo 香蕉)

Sweet flavor and cold thermal nature. Acts on Stomach and Intestines meridians. Active compounds: Recognized for its high potassium content that retards deterioration of internal organs and prevents high blood pressure and heart diseases, banana offers many other beneficial nutrients … Continue reading

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Artichoke, Zucchini and Olive pasta

This light, delicious pasta is perfect for summer. All ingredients are beneficial during  the summer season. Ingredients Artichoke hearts – 1 can (even better if fresh) Green olives with pimento – 1 cup Zucchini – 1 medium, halved and sliced … Continue reading

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The artichoke tincture – For Liver Jaundice

It is made from 20 grams of mashed artichoke leaves macerated in 100 ml of 70% alcohol for 15 days. 5-15 drops should be taken 3 times a day. The tincture shall be diluted with water or with tea whenever … Continue reading

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Artichoke leaves (Jú yù yè 菊芋叶)

Sweet flavor and warm thermal nature. Acts on Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen, and Stomach and meridians. Active compounds: The liver is a remarkable organ and is the central chemical laboratory in the body. Everyday we introduce new toxins in our body, … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad with Apricot (Shuǐguǒ shālā xìngzi 水果沙拉杏子 )

1 cup chopped fresh apricots 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 cup sliced fresh kiwi fruit 1 cup diced pineapple 1 cup sliced oranges Chopped fresh mint Combine all fruits in a large bowl. Sprinkle mint … Continue reading

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Apricot (Xing 杏)

Sweet taste and neutral thermal nature. Acts on Lung, Large Intestine, and Spleen meridians. Active compounds: Contains vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, ß-carotene. Apricots have more carotenoids than any other food. One handful of apricots contains 100 percent of … Continue reading

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Vinegar Egg Wine (Cù dàn pútáojiǔ 醋蛋葡萄酒 )

Indication: chronic cough, asthma 120 cc of aged rice vinegar heated in medium flame until boil. Pour one egg white slowly into the hot vinegar. Add salt to taste. The portion can be divided into several serving per day. Best … Continue reading

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