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Smooth Move Smoothie

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Smooth Move Smoothie L.I. shi heat leading to constipation By Katie Fritz 1 apple, cored/sliced 1 pear, cored/sliced 1 plum, pitted/sliced 2 bananas 1/2 avocado 1/2 c. silken tofu 1-2 c. green tea (depending upon your preference of consistency) 1-2 tbsp. Maple syrup (to taste) Cinnamon, to taste Place the apple, pear, plum, bananas, avocado & tofu in your blender. Boil 8-16 oz. of water and add to 1-2 heaping tsp. of green tea leaves, steep for about 5 minutes. Once steeped to your liking, add green tea (w/o leaves) […]

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Pear Bai He Tea

Categories: Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Phlegm Misting the Heart, Shen Calming

Siri Michel Metal Imbalance; Lung Yin Deficiency; Hot Phlegm in Lung Pear Bai He Tea Ingredients ½ cup dried unsweetened pears, diced (or 1 fresh pear, diced) 12 grams bai he (if fresh, one lily bulb) 1 bag green tea 1 – 3 tsp honey 3 cups water Directions Put the pear, bai he and water in a non-reactive saucepan. Let soak for 30 minutes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook at simmer for 30 minutes. Turn off heat. Remove lid and add the green tea bag. Let […]

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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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Green Tea and Lychee Smoothie

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Shen Calming, Summerheat

Green Tea and Lychee Smoothie by Kylie Roach 2 C. filtered water 3 green tea bags ½ can of Lychees in syrup (about 8 lychees and their juice) Make the tea: Boil 2 cups of water and add the 3 tea bags. Steep for 5 minutes. Let tea cool slightly then pour into an ice cube tray (fills about 1 tray). Freeze the green tea cubes. Soak the bottom of the ice cube tray in warm water for a few seconds when ready to make the smoothie. In a blender […]

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Green Tea Benefits

Categories: Articles, Western Medicine

http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.htm Amazingly well researched and concise article on the Univ of Mayland site about benefits of green tea and concerns for combinations with other herbs and medications. Also a pubmed article about green tea reducing inflammatory bowels in mice. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11435526

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