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6 Unusual Reasons to Eat Brussel Sprouts

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

6 reasons to eat brussel sprouts

6 reasons to eat brussel sprouts


Brussel Sprouts
Thermal Nature = Cooling
Flavor = Pungent, Slightly Bitter, Mildly Sweet

Diuretic
Clears Heat
Brightens the eyes
Prevents tumor growth
High in pantothenic acid, vitamin A, C, sulfur, iron, and B vitamins

Conditions Brussel Sprouts can Help Relieve:
Conjuctivitus
Nearsightedness
Irritability
Difficult urination
Cancer

Top 12 foods for Eczema!

Posted on: November 5th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments
Foods that help Eczema

TOP 12 foods for Eczema

Eggplant health benefits

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments
eggplant health benifits

eggplant health benifits

Do your Lungs Love Asian Pears?

Posted on: October 3rd, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

In Chinese Medicine Asian Pears are Used Medicinally too:

1 – Regenerate body fluids – (lubricate the lungs & throat, dry cough,
hoarse voice, constipation, retina pain)
2 – Clear heat & Calm the Heart - (thirst, red painful sore throat,
skin lesions, irritability, anxiety, restlessness)
3 – Detoxify the body & Descend Qi – (alcohol intoxication, promote
urination, stop cough, dissolve mucus, promote bowel movement)

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Chinese Medicinal Properties of Asian Pears

3 Reasons your Lungs Love Asian Pears!

OH SOOO Many Reasons to Eat Pumpkin!!!

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

In Chinese Medicine we use pumpkin medicinally for:

Damp/Heat in the Spleen & Liver/Gall Bladder – (Diabetes, Immune Disorders, Chronic Fatigue, Deep feeling of heat in the bones, Eczema, Stomachache, Asthma, Cancer, & Chronic Bronchitis)
Benefits the Uterus - Calms a hyperactive fetus

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OH SOOO Many Reasons to Eat Pumpkin!!!

Chinese Medicinal properties of Pumpkin

4 Reasons Not to Toss Your Pumpkin Seeds This Year!

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

In Chinese Medicine we use pumpkin seeds for these patterns:

1 – Kidney Deficiency (impotence, prostate issues, difficult urination)
2 – Spleen Qi Deficiency (edema, anti-nausea, morning sickness, fatigue)
3 – Liver Yin & Blood Deficiency (dry brittle nails & hair, floaters, scanty menstruation, easily frightened)

Health properties of pumpkin seeds

4 Reasons Not to Toss Your Pumpkin Seeds This Year!

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5 Reasons Bell Peppers Rock!

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

In Chinese Medicine Bell Peppers:

1 – Promotes blood circulation (high blood pressure, neuropathy, other circulation issues)
2 – Strengthens the Stomach (obesity, fatigue, sluggishness,
3 – Removes stagnant food (bloating, gas, feeling of fullness, incomplete bowel movement, frostbite)
4 – Reduces swelling (chronic or acute injury, fibromialgia)
5 – Cancer protector (full of beta-carotene, vitamin C, E, B6, folic acid, silica and bioflavonoids, with some vitamin E, B6 and folic acid, phytonutrients)

Health Benefits of Bell Peppers

5 Fantastic Reasons to Eat Bell Peppers!

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2 reasons to add cauliflower to you meal!

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

2 reasons to add cauliflower to you meal!

Although it may not boast the same amount of medicinal properties as some other foods, in Chinese Medicine we use Cauliflower to:

1- Lubricants intestines - (relieves constipation, and inflammation& bloating)
2- Strengthens spleen - (strengthens a weak digestive system, boost energy)

2 reasons to add cauliflower to you meal!

Cauliflower Health Benefits!

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Calm ZZZ

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments

Calm ZZZ by Evergreen Herbs, is forumula beautifly built to halp sooth stress, anxiety and restlessness, with insomnia and underlying weakness and deficiency.
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Calm ZZZ by Evergreen Herbs

Evergreen Herbs Calm ZZZ

Calm ZZZ helps treat individuals who are under constant stress but also have a deficient constitution. This is one of the best formulas to treat shen (spirit) disturbance both during the day and at night. Shen (spirit) disturbance during the day can manifest as stress, anxiety and emotional instability. Shen (spirit) disturbance at night manifests as insomnia with difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep. Many of these patients will also have underlying deficiencies, as a result of Liver excess consuming yin and body fluids on a long-term basis. Therefore, optimal treatment requires use of herbs to calm the shen (spirit), regulate Liver qi, sedate Liver fire, and tonify the deficiencies.

Calm ZZZ has the following TCM Functions:

- Calms the shen (spirit)
- Regulates Liver qi
- Tonifies the deficiencies

Calm ZZZ contains the following Chinese herbs:
Suan Zao Ren (Semen Ziziphi Spinosae)
Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba)
Fu Shen (Poria Paradicis)
Shou Wu Teng (Caulis Polygoni Multiflori)
Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi)
Xiao Mai (Fructus Tritici)
Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri)
Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae)
He Huan Hua (Flos Albiziae)
Gou Teng (Ramulus Uncariae/Uncis)
Gan Cao (Rx/Rz Glycyrrhizae)
Da Zao (Fructus Jujubae)
Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci)

The Medicinal Properties of the Artichoke

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by kirstin No Comments
The Health Benefits of Artichokes.

The Health Benefits of Artichokes.

In Chinese Medicine we use the delicious Artichoke to help with the
patterns of Liver Heat, and Damp Heat in the Bladder, because of it’s
medicinal properties and ability to: Clear Liver heat, and regulate
Liver movement, Promote digestion, Benefit Liver & Gallbladder, Dry
dampness.

What does all of that mean? The artichoke can help relieve the
following conditions:
Headache, Depression, High blood pressure, Indigestion, Bloating &
gas, Abdominal pain, High cholesterol, Itchy skin rash, Dysbiosis, and
Candida.

So eat an Artichoke today!!! Be sure not to counter-act all the
wonderful medicinal properties by loading it up with butter and other
fattening sauces. Instead add a little lemon, and your choice of
seasonings.

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