You are browsing the archive for gou qi zi Archives - Food from East.

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

More ...

Hai Ji Tang (Black-Boned Chicken Soup)

Categories: Kidney & Urinary Bladder Qi Vacuity, Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Unable to Grasp Qi, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Hai Ji Tang (Black-Boned Chicken Soup) via China Serves 4 (about 2 quarts) Ingredients 1 1-lb silkie chicken (wu gu ji: black-boned chicken) head and feet discarded, cleaned and rinsed 20 pieces long yan rou (Longan Arillus) 1/4 cup yi mi (Coicis Semen) 2 large, thick, solid, heavy rhizomes huang jing (Polygonati Rhizoma) 1/4 cup gou qi zi (Lycii Fructus) 3-4 very large slices he shou wu (Polygoni multiflori Radix preparata) 4 pieces dang shen (Codonopsis Radix) 40 pieces lian zi (Nelumbinis Semen) salt light Chinese soy sauce Rinse all […]

More ...

Brown Rice Porridge

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Yin Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Brown Rice Porridge 1 cup brown rice (coarsely ground) 2 cups water 1/2 cup gou qi zi 2 tbsp raw honey 2 tbsp unrefined, expeller pressed flaxseed oil In medium sauce pan, bring rice to a boil and reduce heat. Add gou qi zi and let simmer for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. When a pasty consistency is achieved, remove from heat and add honey and flax oil. Serves 2 people. Brown rice: Sweet, sour, warm; SP/ST. Strengthens SP/ST, drains damp, relieves irritability, stops diarrhea, cold hands and feet and nervous […]

More ...

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 […]

More ...