EN2 Fruits & Flowers

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son850
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EN2 Fruits & Flowers
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2012-06-19 14:50:43
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Eastern Nutrition
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Eastern Nutrition
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    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: cold
    • Function:
    • -clear heat, promote BF production
    • -induce urination
    • Application:
    • -For Summer-heat Stroke
    • -ulceration of mouth due to excessive heat
    • Notes:
    • -not for Def Cold in SP & ST
    • *diabetes patient can eat skin (make tea)
    • Flavor: sweet, slightly sour
    • Nature: cool
    • Function:
    • -clear heat, promote BF production
    • -moisten dryness, and dissolve phlegm (promote D/D function)
    • Application:
    • -great thirst due to fever
    • -cough due to LU Heat or Phlem Heat
    • Notes:
    • -not for SP Qi & Yang Def
    • *excess of this during pregnancy may cause fetal malformation & miscarriage
    • Flavor: sweet, sour
    • Nature: neutral
    • Function:
    • -promote BF production
    • -assist digestion and send down counter flow Qi
    • -moisten LU and dissolve phlegm
    • Application:
    • -thirst due to ST Yin Def
    • -vomiting and loss of appetite due to disharmony of ST
    • -cough due to LU Heat
    • Notes:
    • -not for SP & ST Qi Def
    • -dried peel is better for cough with phlegm
    • *the skin move Qi and dissolves Phlegm
    • *white part of the skin damages Qi
    • Flavor: sweet, sour
    • Nature: neutral
    • Function:
    • -promote BF production
    • -moisten LU
    • Application:
    • -thirst, dry throat due to ST Yin Def
    • Flavor: sweet, sour and neutral (Southern); bitter, warm, and slight toxic (Northern)
    • Nature: neutral (Southern)
    • Function:
    • -cough, phlegm, cough with phelgm
    • -moisten intestines / constipation
    • Notes:
    • -should not use too much, contains cyanide
    • Flavor: sweet, pungent
    • Nature: neutral (fresh: cool)
    • Function:
    • -expel wind & clear heat
    • -clear LR Fire, subdue LR Yang
    • -detoxify
    • Application:
    • -Wind-heat type Common Cold & Cough
    • -redness, swelling and pain of eyes due to Wind-Heat (conjunctivitis)
    • -headache, dizziness due to LR Fire rising
    • -Carbuncles due to excess Heat
    • -not for Low Blood Pressure, Blood Lipids
    • Flavor: sweet, sour
    • Nature: slightly warm
    • Function:
    • -strenghten SP, improve digestion (esp. meat)
    • -relieve diarrhea & dysentery
    • -disperse blood stasis
    • -lower blood pressure and blood lipid levels
    • Application:
    • -postpartum abdominal pain, angina pectoris
    • Flavor: sweet, sour
    • Nature: cold
    • Function:
    • -nourish Yin, enrich Blood
    • -moisten dryness
    • Application:
    • -dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia due to Yin and Blood Def
    • -diabetes due to Yin / BF Def
    • -constipation
    • *Leaves: clear heat
    • *Branch: bi-syndrome
    • Flavor: sweet, slightly astringent
    • Nature: cold
    • Function:
    • -moisten LU and dissolve phlegm
    • -promote BF production
    • -astringing the intestine
    • Application:
    • -cough due to Lung dryness
    • -thirst due to ST Yin Def
    • -bloody stools due to dysentery or hemorrhoids
    • Note:
    • -never eat on empty stomach (produces Kidney Stones)
    • -not for Def Cold of SP & ST
    • -women should not take during menstruation
    • Flavor: sweet, sour
    • Nature: neutral
    • Function:
    • -promote BF production and moisten dryness
    • Application:
    • -thirst and dry throat
    • -constipation due to dryness and heat
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: cold
    • Function:
    • -promote BF production and moisten dryness
    • Application:
    • -thirst and dry throat
    • -constipation and hemorrhoids due to dryness
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: cold
    • Function:
    • -strengthen SP & LI
    • -moisten LU and benefit throat
    • -moisten intestine and assist bowel movement
    • Application:
    • -Def of SP & ST --> poor appetite
    • -Lack of breast milk after childbirth
    • -cough, dry throat and constipation or hemorrhoids due to dryness

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