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 and ST; General xu, HT and SP xu, Yin and fluid xu
Carrot: Sweet, Neutral; SP, LV, LU, HT; Strengthen SP and HT, Nourishes and soothes the LV; Qi and blood xu, Dry skin and poor vision
Wine: Pungent, Sweet, Warm; ST, LV, HT; Expels cold, Invigorates blood, Stops pain; Trauma and injury, Prevents HT disease

Overall Intended Actions
Calm the shen, nourish Qi and blood, stop pain (physical and mental), and warm what is cold. The wine in this recipe is going to be the prime mover followed by the Longan Fruit with its warmth.