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Calm Mover

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Calm Mover ¼ C Longan Fruit (dried) 2 Carrots 1 Bottle Wine Open the wine bottle. Cut the carrots lengthwise (just the right size to squeeze through the neck of the wine bottle. Squeeze the carrot pieces and Longan Fruit into the neck of the wine bottle. Re-cork and let sit for about 3 months. Shake lightly periodically (every week or so). Serve for guests or when you need to kick back n’ relax! TCM Analysis Longan: Sweet, Warm; HT, SP; Nourish Qi and blood, Calm the shen, Strengthen SP […]

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Raspberry Soup

Categories: Gluten-free, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Yin Vacuity, Raw, Soup, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Raspberry Soup Ingredients 4 cups raspberries 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup dry red wine 1 cup sour cream 1. Place raspberries, sugar, and wine in blender. Cover and blend until smooth. 2. Pour raspberry mixture into bowl, stir in sour cream. Cover and refrigerate 1/2 hours or until cold. 3. Serve topped wit dollop of additional sour cream and raspberries. Serves 6 by Ellee Carlson Raspberries are warm, sweet, and sour. They tonify the LV/KD and control urination and benefit jing. Red wine benefits the yang. Sugar is nourishing. This […]

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Cold Sour Cherry Soup

Categories: Blood Stasis, Blood Vacuity, Qi Stagnation, Qi Vacuity, Soup, Vegetarian

Cold Sour Cherry Soup Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups cold water 1 cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick 4 cups pitted sour cherries 1 tablespoon arrowroot ¼ cup heavy cream, chilled ¾ cup dry red wine, chilled Combine the water, sugar and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil and add the cherries. Partially cover and simmer over low heat for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick. Mix the arrowroot and two tablespoons of cold water into a paste, then beat into the cherry soup. Stirring constantly, bring the soup […]

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CAN COFFEE AND TEA HELP PREVENT KIDNEY STONES?

Categories: Articles, Beverages, Food Education, Kidney Stones, Research Studies

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http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=30199   CAN COFFEE AND TEA HELP PREVENT KIDNEY STONES? Kidney stones are common, painful and expensive to treat. It is estimated that about three people in every 100 in the UK will suffer from them. And Koo Stark, former girlfriend of Prince Andrew and herself a sufferer, recently revealed in ‘Hello’ magazine that the condition will prevent her having the home birth she would have preferred for the baby she is carrying. But according to a new report drinking plenty of coffee, tea, beer or wine could reduce the […]

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Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities. Bible: I Timothy

Categories: Articles

According to Bensky steeping medicinal substances in wine is one of the more ancient forms of medicinal preparation in China. Wine is thought to possess nourishing, blood invigorating, channel unblocking properties, as well as a longer shelf life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dloPF1QDu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TQ-am8JMXg http://www.herbcompanion.com/Cooking/A-Worty-Wine-is-a-Worthy-Wine.aspx http://www.itcca.it/peterlim/ditta.htm

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