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Heart Blood Xu – Shen Gui Zhu Xin Tang

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity

Heart Blood Xu – Shen Gui Zhu Xin Tang zhu xin= pig heart Ingredients: dang shen 50g, dang gui 10g, pig heart*1, salt Fx : tonify heart blood and heart qi Sx: palpitation from heart qi xu, insomnia, lots dreams. Also good for postpartum Fx of herbs: Dang shen :tonify qi, nourish flood Dang gui: nourish and tonify blood How to cook 1. wash pig heart 2. put all ingredients in a ceramic pot and enough amount of water, then use low flame.  Cook until pig heart well done.  Then, add salt. serve […]

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Guacamole

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity

Guacamole 1 3/4 cups avocado, cut in chunks (about 2 medium-large avocados) 1-1 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (or lime juice) 1/4 tsp sea salt In a bowl, combine avocado, 1 tbsp lemon(or lime) juice, salt. Mash to desired consistency. Season to taste with additional salt and remaining lemon (or lime) juice. Avocado: LU/LI, Sweet, bland, cool; Nourishes yin and blood, lubricates LU/LI, clears heat and promotes fluids Lemon/Lime juice: cool, sour; regenerates body fluids, harmonizes ST, regulates qi, quenches thirst salt: salty, deliciousness.

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Ny Times article on Salt….thought provoking

Categories: Articles

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/23/science/23tier.html?8dpc

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