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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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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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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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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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