Creamy Millet Cereal

Categories: Stomach Yin Vacuity

Stomach Yin Xu

½ c. millet, soaked 6-24 hours and drained
2-2 &1/2 c. water
pinch of salt (optional)

Bring everything to a boil. Lower the heat to medium. Cook, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes, stirring often, until done.

Add Longan, dates, walnuts, black sesame seeds, raspberries, goji berries, cinnamon, agave nectar, etc.

For extra creamy millet that only takes 5-10 minutes to cook:
Puree the drained millet and water in the blender before cooking.

Ingredient analysis:
Millet – Sweet, slightly salty, cool; Sp, St, Kd; Harmonizes MJ, Drains damp heat, moistens dryness, and supplements kidneys.

TCM analysis:
The actions and properties of millet mainly focus on Stomach yin deficiency. However, millet can also be used for dysentery and Lin syndrome. In addition, by adding other ingredients (dates, walnuts, goji berries, etc.), the recipe can be further enhanced for other signs and symptoms (i.e. blood xu, yang xu, etc.)