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Shiitake and Shan Zha Congee

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention, Wei Qi Vacuity

Shiitake and Shan Zha Congee   Spleen Qi Vacuity with high cholesterol Function: strengthen SP, help digestion, regulate qi and relieve stagnation.  It could use for sp/st xu with blood stasis and to lower LDL. Ingredients : shan zha 15g, shiitake 10g, Geng mi 50g, sugar 1/2 tbs ,Water – enough amount to create congee Serves: 3-5 people How to cook: 1. soak shan zha, shiitake in warm water about 30 minutes then drain out water 2. in another pot make shan zha and shitake as tea , then add geng mi […]

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Jue Ming Zi Hypertension Tea

Categories: High blood pressure, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Wind (Endogenous), Liver Yang Rising

Wood/Fire Jue Ming Zi Hypertension Tea Wind Stroke, hypertension, high cholesterol Jue Ming Zi clears heat, moistens dry, lowers blood pressure Gou Qi Zi tonifies blood, benefits liver Chrysanthemum flowers – clears heat Ingredients: 10g 1 tsp 5 Directions: 1. Clean Jue Ming Zi, 2. low heat pan fry until fragrant and popping sound 3. Combine all ingredients and pour in hot water Steep for 15 minutes

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Spinach and Mango Salad

Categories: Heart Disease, High blood pressure, Liver Fire Rising

Spinach and Mango Salad (Serves 4) 6 cups of spinach 4 celery stalks 2 mangoes 1 cup of sunflower seeds (optional: toast lightly) Wash spinach and celery thoroughly. Chop celery into small pieces. Cut mango into small-medium chunks. Toss ingredients together in a large bowl and serve. TCM Analysis: Spinach: cool, sweet, strengthens all organs, lubricates intestines, promotes urination, ventilates chest, quenches thirst, nourish blood Celery: cool, sweet, slightly bitter, tonify KI, stop bleeding, strengthen SP & ST, clear heat, lower blood pressure, promote diuresis, benefits blood Mango: neutral, sweet, […]

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Mushroom Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, High blood pressure, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat

Mushroom Soup PER SERVING: Mushroom-6 to 8 (cooling, sweet, cools blood and heat) Lean pork-120gm (Cooling, sweet, supplements blood and yin) Job’s tears (yi yi ren)-16gm (sweet, bland, sl. cold, leaches out damp and clears heat, strengthens the SP) Chinese yam (Shan Yao)-12gm (sweet, neutral, tonifies SP) 1. Rinse mushroom and soak in cold water for 2 hours until soft. Change water a couple of times. 2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse herbs. 3. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 2 liters) and […]

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Apple, Peanut, and Arame Stir Fry Salad

Categories: Blood Stasis, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Liver Yang Rising, Phlegm Accumulation in the Collaterals, Salad, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Apple, Peanut, and Arame Stir Fry Salad Treayor Smith Ingredients: 1/2 cup Arame (can use other forms of seaweed), chopped 1″ knob Ginger, minced or grated 1/4 cup Asparagus 1/4 cup White Mushrooms 1/4 cup snowpeas 1/4 cup + 2 TBS Olive Oil 1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinegar 1/4 head of Lettuce, chopped handful of Sunflower Seeds handful of Peanuts 1 Tomato, cut into wedges or sliced 1 TBS Lemon Juice 1 TBS Lime Juice 1 Apple, diced Directions: Serving Size: 1 ½ cup cut arame in pot full of […]

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Easy Juice or Smoothie Drink to Lower High Blood Pressure

Categories: Articles, Beverages, High blood pressure, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Yang Rising, Western Medicine

Source:  http://www.blogofherbs.com/recepies/easy-juice-or-smoothie-drink-to-lower-high-blood-pressure We have discussed previously on how high blood pressure and high cholesterol are in the top of the disease chart in the US and most of the world. 3 of the top 10 medications prescribed in the US are for high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Granted, most people are fine taking 1-3 medications a day plus some more for possible side-effects, some people are looking for adjunctive ways to help reduce blood pressure. Similarly, you may be borderline on high blood pressure and you have been prescribed […]

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