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Steamed Corn Bread

Categories: Liver Yang Rising

STEAMED CORN BREAD Main Action: Liver Yang Rising Serves 6 people INGREDIENTS: 1 C grated apple — Cool, sweet and slightly sour. Strengthens HT, tonifies qi, quenches thirst, resolves mucus and lubricates LU 2 C pineapple-coconut juice — Pineapple = warm, sweet and sour. Aids digestion, stops diarrhea, dispels summer heat. Coconut = warm and sweet. Strengthens the body, reduces swelling, stops bleeding, kills worms and activates heart function 1 medium banana —Cold and sweet. Clears heat, lubricates lungs, lubricates intestines, lowers blood pressure, helps alleviate alcohol intoxication. 1/3 C […]

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Road Rage Release Tea

Categories: Beverages, Dryness, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Yang Rising

Road Rage Release Tea sang ye (Mulberry Leaf) 15g ju hua (Chrysanthemum Flower) 15g jue ming zi (Cassia Seed) 15g ku ding (Broadleaf Holly Leaf) 15g bo he (Peppermint Leaf) 15g Can be combined together as a group using 5g portions or mix and match to taste. Steep in teapot for 20 minutes. Transfer to thermos. You are ready to drive in Chicago. Indications: Red eyes, vertigo, dizziness, vexation, irritability, HBP. ju hua – acrid, sweet, bitter, slightly cold. Affects liver, lung. Disperses wind and clears heat; Benefits and soothes […]

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Sesame-Mushroon Soba Noodles

Categories: Asian, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity, Noodles, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Yin Vacuity

Sesame-Mushroom Soba Noodles Ingredients: 3 TBL. Black sesame seeds 8 oz. Dried soba noodles 2 TBL. Olive oil 1 sm. Onion, cut into ¼ in. strips 4 cloves garlic, peeled & minced 22 (l lb) fresh Shitake mushrooms, sliced, discard stems ½ cup dashi, or other stock (vegetable/beef) ¼ cup mirin, or dry sherry 3 TBL. Soy sauce 1-2 TBL. Powdered kudzu, arrowroot, cornstarch or other thickener 2 green onions, chopped into ¼ in. pcs. Directions: 1. Toast the sesame seeds in a wide skillet over medium heat, shaking the […]

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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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Chilean Celery and Avocado Salad

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity, Paleo, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian

Chilean Celery and Avocado Salad ingredients: 6-8 large ribs of celery, well washed and sliced horizontally about 1/4 inch thick 4 large pieces organic romaine, washed well and torn into bite sized pieces 1 large avocado, mashed 2 large limes, juiced pinch of salt combine all ingredients in a large non-reactive bowl. serve as a side or eat as a snack. serves 4. analysis: celery and lettuce are cool, sweet and bitter and drain fire. avocado is sweet and heavy and nourishes yin and cools the digestive tract; its heavy […]

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Cucumber Raita

Categories: Dryness, Heart Fire, Heart Yin Vacuity, Indian, Large Intestine Heat, Liver Yang Rising, Lung Yin Vacuity, Side Dishes, Stomach Fire, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Vacuity Heat, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Cucumber Raita Prep time: 10 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1-teaspoon cumin seeds 2 cucumbers 1 ½ cups yogurt ¼ teaspoon salt Method: Dry roast the cumin seeds until they are slightly browned, then crush them with a rolling pin or mortar and pestle. Grate or finely shred the cucumber, combine with the other indigents and let the mixture sit for half an hour or so before serving. Cucumber is cooling, sweet and cleansing and will relieve heat throughout the body. Its moistening thirst-relieving nature will benefit dryness and it has […]

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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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