Category Archives: Detoxifing

Cabbage (Brassica Oleracea Capitata) (Juǎn xīn cài 卷心菜) Sweet(Gan)  flavor and cool (yin energy) thermal nature. Acts on Large Intestine and Stomach meridians. Active compounds: Contains, protein, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), 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, which is an antioxidant more powerful than vitamin E. Not only does it defy aging … Continue reading

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Beans, Kidney Bean, Black, Red (Chi Xiao Dou 红小豆,芸豆)

Sweet flavor and warm thermal nature. Acts on Spleen, Large Intestine, and Small Intestine meridians. Active compounds: Beans are mainly composed of saccharides and proteins. They are rich in saponin which is an effective antioxidant. Contains fiber, iron, vitamin B9 … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar (Cu 苹果醋)

Sour and bitter flavor, and warm thermal nature, acting on Liver, Stomach meridians. Active compounds: Apples are a good source of pectin, a soluble fiber similar to the fiber that is the oat bran. Apple cider is an acid, which … Continue reading

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Alfalfa (Medicado Sativa) (Zǐhuā mùxu 紫花苜蓿)

Bitter flavor and warm thermal nature. Acts on Liver, Spleen and Intestines meridians. Active compounds: Alfalfa contains eight enzymes which help assimilate protein, fats and carbohydrates.. Is rich in protein, carotene, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, sulfur, silicon, chlorine, … Continue reading

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