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Soybean Oil: Hot, pungent and sweet, lubricates intestines, warm, sweet, effects kidneys, stomach, and large intestine, warm interior, tonifies kidneys, descends rebellious qi.

String Bean: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen and kidneys, qi, blood and yin tonic.

Yellow Soybean: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen and large intestines, qi tonic, lubricates dryness, eliminates edema.

Black Soybean: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen and kidneys, circulates blood and fluids, treats bi syndrome(joint pain), detoxifies.

Hyacinth Bean: Neutral sweet, effects spleen and stomach, qi tonic, eliminates edema.

Broad Bean: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen and stomach, qi tonic, eliminates edema.

Peas: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen and stomach, qi and blood tonic, descends rebellious qi, diuretic, induces bowl movements.

 

Kidney Bean: Neutral, sweet and bland, diuretic, heals swelling.

 

Adzuki Bean: Neutral, sweet and sour, effects heart and small intestine, diuretic, heals swelling, detoxifies.

Castor Bean: Neutral, sweet and pungent, effects lungs and large intestine, detoxifies and heals swelling, induces bowel movements.

Mung Bean: Cool, sweet, effects heart and stomach, qi and blood tonic, clears heat, diuretic.

Soybean: Cool, sweet, large intestine and spleen, qi and blood tonic, clears heat, lubricates dryness, eliminates edema.

Tofu: Cool, sweet, effects spleen, stomach and large intestines, qi tonic, produces fluids, lubricates dryness, detoxifies.