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Shiitake and Shan Zha Congee

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention, Wei Qi Vacuity

Shiitake and Shan Zha Congee

 

Spleen Qi Vacuity with high cholesterol

Function: strengthen SP, help digestion, regulate qi and relieve stagnation.  It could use for sp/st xu with blood stasis and to lower LDL.

Ingredients : shan zha 15g, shiitake 10g, Geng mi 50g, sugar 1/2 tbs ,Water – enough amount to create congee
Serves: 3-5 people

How to cook:
1. soak shan zha, shiitake in warm water about 30 minutes then drain out water
2. in another pot make shan zha and shitake as tea , then add geng mi and sugar to make as congee

Function of ingredients:
Shan zha: disperse food stagnation, dissipate blood stasis, reduce blood pressure and cholesterol
Shiitake (xiang gu): sweet, neutral/ Spleen, Lung, strengthen qi, boost wei qi; lower cholesterol and prevent cancer
Geng mi: supplements the center and boots qi, fortify the Spleen and harmonize the Stomach

Shiitake Congee

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Sp qi xu with high cholesterol – crataegi fructus suitake congii
Function: strengthen SP, help digestion, regulate qi and relieve stagnation. It could use for sp/st xu with blood stasis and lower LDL
Ingredient : shan zha 15g, shitake 10g, Geng mi 50, sugar 1/2tbs ,Water —enough amout
Serve size: 3-5 people

How to cook:
1. soak shan zha, shitake in warm water about 30 minutes then drain out water
2. in another pot make shan zha and shitake as tea , then add gen mi and sugar to make as congii
Fx of ingredients:
Shan zha-disperse stagnation, dissipate blood stasis, reduce blood pressure and cholesterol
Shitake ( xiang gu) -Sweet, neutral/ Sp lung, strengthen qi, boots wei qi; lower cholesterol and prevent cancer
Geng mi- supplements the center and boots qi, fortify the sp and harmonize the st

White Chicken with Hawthorn Fruit and and Wolfberries

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

White Chicken with Hawthorn Fruit and and Wolfberries

Combine 30g Hawthorn fruit, 10g of gou qi zi and 150g white chicken meat together. Add a handful of Black Wood Ear mushrooms. Cover with either broth or water and cook until the chicken is done. Add pepper to taste. Serve over quinoa or brown rice or cous cous.

Chicken – sweet, warm. Affects spleen stomach, kidney. Supplements qi, nourishes blood, consolidates kidney, boosts wei qi.
Black wood Ear -sweet, neutral. affects spleen and kidney. Supplements qi and xue, consolidates kidney, softens hardened arteries, prevents cancer.
gou qi zi – sweet, nuetral. Affcts Lung, Liver, Kidney. Nourishes Liver and kidney, improves vision, moistens lungs.
shan zha – sour, sweet, slightly warm. affects Spleen, stomach, liver. aids digestion. invigorates xue.
Pepper – pungent, warm. Affects stomach, LI. Warms MJ, decends stomach qi, invigorates xue.

Indications: chest pain or other severe localized pain, dark or dusky tongue, choppy pulse.

Although these ingredients don’t enter the Heart itself, they work together to treat arteriosclerosis which can be a result of Heart Xue stasis.