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Daikon Radish with Miso Sauce

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Lung dryness with hard to expectorate phlegm Daikon Radish with Miso Sauce Daikon radish with a miso sauce can help transform phlegm, which will help clear the lungs. It also gently moistens the lungs to protect them from becoming dry. It is a colder recipe and can help with warm phlegm. This would be good for a person who is having trouble getting rid of an upper respiratory infection. This recipe is also good for the water element. It is very gentle on the kidney helping treat water metabolism issues such as edema. It […]

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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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