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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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Natto (Fermented Soy Beans)

Categories: Blood Stasis, Heart Blood Stagnation, Kidney Jing Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention

Natto (Fermented Soy Beans) Japan Serves 1-2 Ingredients 1 package natto (about 1/3 cup) 1/8 tspn karashi (Japanese mustard) 1/4 tspn soy sauce 1 tbsp scallion (white portion) Mix together and serve. May be used as a condiment for rice. Natto: bitter sweet neutral HT SP KI Actions: invigorates the blood, tonifies KI jing, harmonizes middle jiao, smooths the skin. Indications: high cholesterol, thrombosis, excessive immune reactions, dysentery, weak bones, osteoporosis, hair loss. Mustard: acrid warm LU Actions: penetrates to the yin to restore movement to the yang, regulates qi, […]

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Liver Blood Xu-Bu Xue Dang Gui Ya

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Blood Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Yang Vacuity

liver blood xu- bu xue dang gui ya Fx: regulate the qi, tonify and nourish the blood. Sx  dizziness, tired, fatigue, might have cold hands and feet ingredients: Dang gui 5g,Shu di 3g,Chaun xiong1g,Bai shao 2g,Dan shen 2g,Huang qi 2 g, Gou qi 5g,Gui zhi 1g,Duck*1 ( 3kg),Fresh ginger 1g, Fx of herbs Dang gui : moisten the bowel and tonify , nourish the blood Shu di :tonify blood, benefit yin Chaun xiong: move and nourish the blood Bai shao: nourish the blood Dan shen : active blood, break up blood […]

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chuan xiong & hong hua tea

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation

chuan xiong & hong hua tea Sx: headache, fix pain, sublingual dark, purple tongue w/ scanty coating Fx: invigorate blood, dispel stasis INGREDIENTS:Chuan xiong 6g, hong hua 3g, green tea leaf 3g, water 150-300 cc FX OF HERBS: chuan xiong:enter liver, GB and PC channels, acrid, warm. active theblood, move qi , and alleviate pain hong hua:enter liver and heart channels, acrid warm. active the blood, dispel blood stasis and stop pain greenn tea: cool and help blood circulation serve size: 1 cup For HEART BLODD STASIS-

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Mackerel Fillets Simmered in Soy Sauce

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Blood Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

MACKEREL FILLETS SIMMERED IN SOY SAUCE Yields: 4 servings 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup sake or dry (fino) sherry [warm, pungent, sweet] 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or white wine vinegar [warm, sour, prevents EPI] 5 or 6 thin slices peeled fresh ginger [warm, pungent, benefits LU, ST] Finely grated zest of 1 lemon [cool, sour] 3 or 4 crushed garlic cloves [hot, pungent, moves blood stasis] 4 mackerel fillets, about 1 pound total, skin on [cool, sweet, strengthens SP, qi, removes damp, regulates blood] Cooked white […]

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Shiitake Congee

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Sp qi xu with high cholesterol – crataegi fructus suitake congii Function: strengthen SP, help digestion, regulate qi and relieve stagnation. It could use for sp/st xu with blood stasis and lower LDL Ingredient : shan zha 15g, shitake 10g, Geng mi 50, sugar 1/2tbs ,Water —enough amout Serve size: 3-5 people How to cook: 1. soak shan zha, shitake in warm water about 30 minutes then drain out water 2. in another pot make shan zha and shitake as tea , then add gen mi and sugar to make as congii […]

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Calm Mover

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Calm Mover ¼ C Longan Fruit (dried) 2 Carrots 1 Bottle Wine Open the wine bottle. Cut the carrots lengthwise (just the right size to squeeze through the neck of the wine bottle. Squeeze the carrot pieces and Longan Fruit into the neck of the wine bottle. Re-cork and let sit for about 3 months. Shake lightly periodically (every week or so). Serve for guests or when you need to kick back n’ relax! TCM Analysis Longan: Sweet, Warm; HT, SP; Nourish Qi and blood, Calm the shen, Strengthen SP […]

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Spiced Wine

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Blood Stasis, Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity

8 cups Cabernet Sauvignon ½ cup sugar 8 sticks of cinnamon 4 slices of orange 1 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice 12 whole cloves Mix all ingredients in a saucepan. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. This recipe should not be used in excess, but this would be a very blood invigorating, warming recipe to get stagnancy moving- particularly if the patient is also experiencing cold symptoms. Wine goes to the heart, stomach and liver. It expels cold, invigorates blood and stops pain. The cloves and cinnamon would add to […]

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White Chicken with Hawthorn Fruit and and Wolfberries

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

White Chicken with Hawthorn Fruit and and Wolfberries Combine 30g Hawthorn fruit, 10g of gou qi zi and 150g white chicken meat together. Add a handful of Black Wood Ear mushrooms. Cover with either broth or water and cook until the chicken is done. Add pepper to taste. Serve over quinoa or brown rice or cous cous. Chicken – sweet, warm. Affects spleen stomach, kidney. Supplements qi, nourishes blood, consolidates kidney, boosts wei qi. Black wood Ear -sweet, neutral. affects spleen and kidney. Supplements qi and xue, consolidates kidney, softens […]

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Eggplant with Rice and Side Salad

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Lung Phlegm Cold

Eggplant with Rice and Side Salad Serving Size for 1 person Ingredients: Eggplant ½ Eggplant Moves blood and breaks stasis, moves qi and opens chest Brown Rice ½ Cup Supplements Qi, Drains Dampness Water 1 Cup Black Pepper ¼ tablespoon Warms MJ, Invigorates blood, expels damp Celery ½ cup Subdues Liver Yang and wind, drains damp and transforms phlegm, calms shen Carrots ½ cup Strengthens Heart, Nourishes and Soothes Liver, Drains Damp Reishi Mushroom ½ cup Transforms phlegm, tonifies wei qi Butter 1 tablespoon Invigorates blood Rice Wine Vinegar 2 […]

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