Tag Archives: Digestion

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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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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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 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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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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