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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.