Misc. Foods

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Miscellaneous Foods

 

Brown Sugar: Warm, sweet, effects liver, spleen and stomach, qi tonic, circulates blood.

 

Vinegar: Warm, sour and bitter, effects the liver and stomach, disperses coagulations, detoxifies, arrests bleeding.

 

Wine: Warm, sweet, bitter and pungent, effects heart, liver, lung and stomach, promotes blood circulation, expels cold, speeds up effects of herbs.

 

Coffee: Warm, sweet and bitter, effects heart, heart tonic, stimulant, diuretic.

 

Molasses: Warm, sweet, effects lungs and spleen, qi tonic, lubricates lung, stops cough.

 

White Sugar: Neutral, sweet, effects the lungs and spleen, produces fluids, qi tonic.

 

Honey: Neutral, sweet, effects lungs, stomach and large intestine, detoxifies, lubricates dryness, relieves pain.

 

Herbal Tea: (Generally) Slightly cold, bitter, sweet, effects heart, lungs and stomach, quenches thirst, promotes digestion and urination, awakens shen(mind).

 

Salt: Cold, salty, effects stomach, kidney, small intestine and large intestine, detoxifies, clears heat, lubricates dryness, yin tonic.