Grilled asparagus- Lung heat

Categories: Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Grilled asparagus- Lung heat

1 pound asparagus, sweet, bitter, neutral. Lu, Sp, Kd. Clears heat, detoxifies, promotes blood circulation, clears lungs, reduces damp, promotes urination. Hypertension.
1 tbsp. Olive oil
1 tbsp. Soy sauce- salty, cold, sp, st, kd. Harmonizes middle jiao, clears heat.
1 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar, sour warm, sl bitter. Lv. Invigorates blood, clears toxin, astringes.
Salt and pepper to taste.

Soak asparagus for a half hour in rest of ingredients. Grill until tender but not charred. Serves 4 as a side dish.

This is a great recipe for lung heat. It can also be used with hot phlegm. Warming spices should be added if there is cold phlegm such as rosemary, basil, oregano.