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5 Element Soup

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

5 element Soup Ingredients: 8 oz (260g) Burdock root – benefits the lung, helps disperse wind heat and sore throat 8 oz (260g) 260g Radish – sweet pungent and cold going to lung and LI to move qi, blood and unblock bowel. 8 oz (260g) 260g Carrot – sweet and goes to liver spleen lung and heart, to tonify qi and blood 8 oz (260g) 50g Radish leave – enters spleen and stomach, and lung. Its bitter and pungent nature promotes qi flow and digestion. 8 oz (260g) 2-3 Shitake Mushroom – […]

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Radish and Mutton Flank Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity

Radish and Mutton Flank Soup Mutton Flank-1.5 lb. (warming to hot, sweet, sl. bitter, supplements KD and SP YANG) Radish-the more, the better, but they can be very strong! (cool, acrid, very moving) Ginger-4 slices (warming to hot, acrid, sl. sweet, loosens phlegm, esp. cold) Green onion-2 (warming and acrid, opens ST and LU) 1. Wash, peel and rough chop radish. 2. Wash mutton flank, cut into 2″ cubes and put in boiling water for a couple of minutes to rinse. Remove and drain. 3. Put all ingredients in a […]

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Thai Style Cucumber Salad

Categories: Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation

Thai Style Cucumber Salad By Kylie Roach ½ of a seedless English cucumber, sliced (do not peel for more medicinal effect) 3 radishes, chopped 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped finely 1 green onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. Thai sweet chili spring roll sauce 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar Water Make the dressing first: combine spring roll sauce with vinegar and water and whisk together. Adjust the amount of spring roll sauce, vinegar and water to the taste you like. Once the dressing is ready stir in the cucumber, radish, cilantro and onion. […]

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