EN3 Cereals, Beans & Nuts

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EN3 Cereals, Beans & Nuts
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2012-06-18 20:05:53
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Eastern Nutrition
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    • Flavor: cool
    • Nature: sweet (esp good for HT)
    • Function:
    • -nourish HT, strengthen SP
    • -ease irritability, relieve thirst
    • -promote urination
    • Application:
    • -hysteria / menopause due to HT Yin Def
    • -thirst / dry mouth --> diabetes
    • -difficult urination of elderly
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: slightly cold
    • Function:
    • -Promote urination and transform dampness
    • -strengthen SP
    • -eliminate Bi-syndrome
    • -clear heat and drain pus
    • Application:
    • -difficulty urination, edema, beriberi
    • -diarrhea due to SP Def
    • -Wind-Damp Bi --> joint and sinew pain
    • -LU abcess and intestinal abcess due to infection
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: slightly warm
    • Function:
    • -tonify SP & ST
    • -benefit LU Qi
    • Application:
    • -fatigue, reduced appetite, diarrhea due to SP & ST Def
    • -spontaneous sweating due to LU Qi Def
    • -thirst and dry mouth
    • Flavor: sweet, salty
    • Nature: cool
    • Function:
    • -tonify Middle Jiao and benefit Kidney
    • -clear heat and detoxify
    • -nausea, vomiting, diarrhea due to SP & ST Def Heat
    • -thirst (diabetes)
    • -difficult urination with fever
    • *very ancient grain - one of the oldest grains in the world
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: Neutral
    • Function:
    • -tonify LR and KI, nourish Blood and Essence
    • -moisten intestines
    • Application:
    • -dizziness, blurred vision, tinnitus and reduced hearing
    • -premature graying hair, hair loss
    • -constipation
    • Notes:
    • -anti-aging, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, high blood lipid
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: neutral
    • Function:
    • -reinforce SP and remove Damp
    • -disperse blood stasis and detoxify
    • Application:
    • -edema and difficult urination due to weak SP
    • -dysentery or hemorrhoids with blood in stool
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: neutral
    • Function:
    • -noursih KI Yin
    • -reinforce SP, remove Dampness
    • -detoxify
    • Application:
    • -thirst due to diabetes involving KI Def
    • -edema due to weak SP
    • -contraction of limbs and pain from damp Bi
    • -poisoning or untoward reactions after taking drugs that have Hot nature (i.e. Fu Zi)
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: cold
    • Function:
    • -clear heat and damp, relieve Summer heat
    • -induce urination
    • -detoxify
    • Application:
    • -thirst from feverish diseases and Summer-heat stroke
    • -edema and difficulty urination due to Damp-Heat
    • -poisoning or untoward reaction caused by taking Hot natured drugs
    • Notes:
    • -not for Yang Def
    • -classically for all poisons
    • Flavor: sweet
    • Nature: neutral
    • Function:
    • -reinforce SP
    • -promote lactation after childbirth
    • -moisten LU and dissolve phlegm
    • Application:
    • -poor appetite, emaciation and general weakness or beriberi with edema of legs due to SP Qi Def
    • -lack of milk after childbirth due to Qi & Blood Def
    • -persistent cough due to LU Qi Def and dryness
    • Notes:
    • -should not use if greenish yellow appearance

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