Blood

Type:

Beneficial

Neutral

Avoid

Works on

Ele-

ment:

(Foods & Herbs)

Alphabetical

Acidic-

Alkaline-

Neutral-

forming

 

Tonifies:

Blood, Chi,

Fluid, Ching,

Yin & Yang

Flavor

Temp.

Organ(s)

Yin - Yang

Zang               Fu

Regulates  5 Elements & Organ(s);

Medicinal  Properties

A AB

B O

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Lentil

Alkaline

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water;

 high fiber content, may prevent blood sugar levels from rising rapidly after a meal,

A AB

B O

Fire

(Beans & Legumes)

Lentil

Alkaline

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Neutral

Heart

 

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water;

helps lower cholesterol; may prevent heart disease, contains virtually fat free protein.

A AB

B O

Water

(Beans & Legumes)

Lentil

Alkaline

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

Bladder

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water; contains anti-inflammatory antioxidants

A AB

O B

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Tofu

Alkaline

Chi

Sweet

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Stimulates Chi, Counteracts Dryness, Lubricates, Removes Toxins.

A AB

O B

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Tofu

Alkaline

Chi

Sweet

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Stimulates Chi, Counteracts Dryness, Lubricates, Removes Toxins.

A AB

O B

Wood

(Beans & Legumes)

Tofu

Alkaline

Chi

Sweet

Cool

Liver

Stimulates Chi, Counteracts Dryness, Lubricates, Removes Toxins.

A AB

O B

Wood

(Beans & Legumes)

Tofu

Alkaline

Chi

Sweet

Cool

Liver

Stimulates Chi, Counteracts Dryness, Lubricates, Removes Toxins.

A AB O

B

Water

(Beans & Legumes)

Black Bean

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Warm

Kidneys

 

Tonifies the Kidneys; high in fiber;  helps detoxify sulfites; high in Antioxidants

A AB O

B

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Broad Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Tonifies the Spleen; Contains a lot of  Amygdalin (Vitamin B17), which is renowned for its Cancer inhibiting properties; Contains L-dopa, may be useful to Parkinson’s disease patients, high in Antioxidiants

A AB O

B

Water

 

(Beans & Legumes)

Broad Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

Bladder

Tonifies the Kidneys; Diuretic; Treats Eddema; Contains a lot of  Amygdalin (Vitamin B17), which is renowned for its Cancer inhibiting properties; Contains L-dopa, may be useful to Parkinson’s disease patients;  high in Antioxidants

A B AB

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Pea

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Regulates Blood and Chi, Balances Chi, Balances Earth YIn-Yang, Brings down rebelling Chi; High in Fiber, Vitamin C

A B AB

Metal

(Beans & Legumes)

Pea

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

 

Large

Intestine

Regulates Blood and Chi, Balances Chi, Balances Earth YIn-Yang, Brings down rebelling Chi; Induces Bowel movement

A B AB

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes)

Pea

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood and Chi, Balances Chi, Balances Earth YIn-Yang, Brings down rebelling Chi; Contains Vtamin K1, which yields cardiovascular protection and healthy blood clotting abilty.

A B AB O

Fire

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Yin, Yang

Sweet

Cool

Heart

 

Regulates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat, Counteracts Dry, Balances Kidney-Yang;

Helps to prevent heart disease,  reduces cholesterol and may prevent plaque in the arteries (isoflavone)

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Blood,

Yin-Yang, Ching Chi

Sweet

Cool

Ovaries

Uterus

Regulates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat, Counteracts Dry, Balances Kidney-Yang;

Soy isoflavones may substitute estrogens and alleviate menopausal symptoms.

A B AB O

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Blood,

Yin-Yang, Ching Chi

Sweet

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Counteracts Heat, Strengthens the Spleen-Yin, Stimulates Digestion;

Contains complete proteins, carbohydrates and saturated fats; ; high source of fiber

A B AB O

Metal

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Blood Chi

Sweet

Cool

 

Large

Intestine

Regulates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat, Counteracts Dry, Eliminates Wind;

High in Fiber,  May prevent Colon Cancer;

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Blood Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat;

May prevent plaque in the arteries (isoflavone)

A B AB O

Water

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Blood Chi

Sweet

Cool

Kidneys

Bladder

 

Bones

Counteracts Heat, Counteracts Dry, Balances Kidney-Yang; Contains Isoflavon, which  helps to prevent bone breakdown; non animal protein may prevent calcium loss.

A O

B AB

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Mung Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Detoxifies, Clears Heat, Diuretic;  high source of fiber, high concentration of enzymes facilitating the digestive process; may prevent blood sugar levels from rising too rapidly (diabetes) is rich in antioxidants

A O

B AB

Fire

(Beans & Legumes)

Mung Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Heart

 

Detoxifies, Clears Heat;  is rich in antioxidants

A O

B AB

Metal

(Beans & Legumes)

Mung Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cold

 

Large

Intestine

Detoxifies, Clears Heat, Diuretic;  high source of fiber, high concentration of enzymes facilitating the digestive process

A O

B AB

Ching

Chi

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang, Ching Chi

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Ovaries

Uterus

Warms (Yang), Balances Blood-Chi; Aduki isoflavones may substitute estrogens and alleviate menopausal symptoms.

A O

B AB

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang, Ching Chi

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water,

Warms (Yang), Detoxifies, Regulates Spleen Yin.

A O

B AB

Fire

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Heart

Small

Intestine

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water,

Warms (Yang), Detoxifies; Contains the full range of (High Quality)  Proteins;

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water,

Warms (Yang), Balances Blood-Chi; Contains the full range of (High Quality)  Proteins;

A O

B AB

Water

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Kidneys

Bladder

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water,

Warms (Yang), detoxifies, diuretic; Contains the full range of (High Quality)  Proteins;

A O

B AB

Wood

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Liver

 

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water,

Warms (Yang); Contains the full range of (High Quality)  Proteins;

B

A AB O

Water

(Beans & Legumes)

Kidney Bean

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet, Bland

Neutral

Kidneys

Bladder

Tonifies the Kidneys, Diuretic; Heals Swellings; high in fiber;  provides virtually fat-free high quality protein; helps detoxify sulfites; high in Antioxidants

B O

A AB

Metal

(Beans & Legumes)

Lima Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Lungs

 

High in fiber; provides virtually fat-free high quality protein; helps detoxify sulfites; high in Antioxidants, Iron

B O

A AB

Wood

(Beans & Legumes)

Lima Bean

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Liver

 

High in fiber, lowers cholesterol;  provides virtually fat-free high quality protein; helps detoxify sulfites; high in Antioxidants, Iron

O

A B AB

Earth

(Beans & Legumes)

Chickpea

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Strengthens the Spleen-Yin;

High fiber content, may prevent blood sugar levels from rising too rapidly after a meal, provide virtually fat-free high quality protein.

O

A B AB

Fire

(Beans & Legumes)

Chickpea

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Heart

Small

Intestine

Lowers Cholesterol; High Fiber Content

O

A B AB

Water

(Beans & Legumes)

Chickpea

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Strengthens the Kidneys, Balances Kidney-Yang;

A

B AB O

Earth

(Beans & Legumes) Green/

String Bean

Alkaline

Chi, Blood, Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Regulates Blood-Chi, Strengthens the Spleen/ Yin;

May prevent cancer; Anti-Inflammatory;

A

B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes) Green/

String Bean

Alkaline

Chi, Blood, Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood-Chi, Strengthens Yin;

Cardiovascular protection

A

B AB O

Water

(Beans & Legumes) Green/

String Bean

Alkaline

Chi, Blood, Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Regulates Blood-Chi, Strengthens Yin, Tonifies the Kidneys; Contains Vtamin K1, which helps build up the bones;  Anti-Inflammatory

A B AB O

Fire

(Beverages)

Tea (Jasmine)

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Bitter

Warming

Heart

Resolves Phlegm, Removes Toxins, Drains Water

A B AB O

Earth

(Beverages)

Tea (Green)

Acidic

 

Sweet, Bitter

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Nourishes Spleen Chi, Nourishes Yin, Lessens Hunger Feeling

B

A AB O

Metal

(Beverages)

Tea (Black)

Acidic

 

Sweet, Bitter

 

Cool

 

Lungs

Resolves Phlegm, Removes Toxins, Drains Water, Promotes Chi Circulation

A B AB

O

Ching

Chi

(Dairy & Eggs)

Yogurt (factory)

(Acidophillus/ Bifidus) (Cow)

Acidic/

Neutral

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Ovaries

Regulates Yin, Cools (the Intestine), Nourishes (Ching)-Yin; Moistens the Lungs, Relaxes the Liver

A B AB

O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Milk (Goat)

Cooked/Uncooked

Acidic/

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

 

Stomach

Reguates Blood-Chi, Nourishes Yin, Counteracts Heat, Moistens Intestine, Skin, Feeds the Lungs, Stomach and Heart, Eliminates Toxins, Nourishes Ching Chi.

A B AB

O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

Milk (Goat)

Cooked/Uncooked

Acidic/

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Heart

 

Reguates Blood-Chi, Nourishes Yin, Counteracts Heat, Moistens Intestine, Skin, Feeds the Lungs, Stomach and Heart, Eliminates Toxins, Nourishes Ching Chi.

A B AB

O

Metal

(Dairy & Eggs)

Milk (Goat)

Cooked/Uncooked

Acidic/

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Lungs

 

Reguates Blood-Chi, Nourishes Yin, Counteracts Heat, Moistens Intestine, Skin, Feeds the Lungs, Stomach and Heart, Eliminates Toxins, Nourishes Ching Chi.

A B AB O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Chicken Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Warm

 

Stomach

Nourishes Blood, Yin

A B AB O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

-Yolk Chicken Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Warm

Heart

 

Nourishes Blood, Yin, Moistens

A B AB O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

Chicken Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Warm

Heart

 

Nourishes Blood, Yin

A B AB O

Metal

(Dairy & Eggs)

Duck Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Cool

Lungs

 

Nourishes Blood Yin,

Cools the lungs

A B AB O

Metal

(Dairy & Eggs)

-White Chicken

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

 

Neutral

 

Lungs

 

Counteracts Heat, Moistens the Lungs

A B AB O

Water

(Dairy & Eggs)

Chicken Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Nourishes Blood, Yin

A B AB O

Water

(Dairy & Eggs)

-Yolk Chicken Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Nourishes Blood, Yin, Moistens

A B AB O

Water

(Dairy & Eggs)

Chicken Eggs

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Sweet

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Nourishes Blood, Yin

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Dairy & Eggs)

Duck Eggs

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Cool

 

Uterus

For menstrual cramps, a tablespoon of ginger is mixed with two duck eggs and a quarter of cup of rice wine; this is simmered and eaten all at once

A B AB O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Duck Eggs

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Cool

 

Stomach

Cooling, Nourishes Blood, Yin

A B AB O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

Duck Eggs

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Heart

 

Cooling, Nourishes Blood, Yin, Nourishes Ching Chi

B

A AB O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Milk (Cow)

Cooked/Uncooked

Acidic/

Neutral

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

 

Stomach

Reguates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat, Moistens Intestine, Skin, Feeds the Lungs, Stomach and Heart, Eliminates Toxins, Nourishes Ching Chi.

B

A AB O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

Milk (Cow)

Cooked/Uncooked

Acidic/

Neutral

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Heart

 

Reguates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat, Moistens Intestine, Skin, Feeds the Lungs, Stomach and Heart, Eliminates Toxins, Nourishes Ching Chi.

B

A AB O

Metal

(Dairy & Eggs)

Milk (Cow)

Cooked/Uncooked

Acidic/

Neutral

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Lungs

 

Reguates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat, Moistens Intestine, Skin, Feeds the Lungs, Stomach and Heart, Eliminates Toxins, Nourishes Ching Chi.

B AB

A O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Cheese (Cow Milk)

Acidic

Yin

Salty, Sweet, Pungent

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Regulates Chi, Promotes Chi Circulation, Strengthens Yin, Moistens the Lungs

B AB

A O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Cheese (Sheep Milk)

Acidic

Yin

Salty, Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Stimulates Chi, Promotes Chi Circulation, Strengthens Yin, Nourishes (Warms)  Earth Yin-Yang

B AB

A O

Earth

(Dairy & Eggs)

Cheese (Goat Milk)

Neutral

Yin

Salty, Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Stimulates Chi, Promotes Chi Circulation, Strengthens Yin, Nourishes (Warms)  Earth Yin-Yang

B AB

A O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

Cheese (Sheep Milk)

Acidic

Yin

Salty, Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Heart

Small

Intestine

Stimulates Chi, Promotes Chi Circulation, Strengthens Yin, Nourishes (Warms)  Earth Yin-Yang

B AB

A O

Fire

(Dairy & Eggs)

Cheese (Goat Milk)

Neutral

Yin

Salty, Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Heart

Small

Intestine

Stimulates Chi, Promotes Chi Circulation, Strengthens Yin, Nourishes (Warms)  Earth Yin-Yang

B O

A AB

Ching

Chi

(Dairy & Eggs)

Butter

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Warm

Ovaries

Uterus

Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold

A AB

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Shark

Acidic

Blood, Chi, Yin

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Tonifies Chi, Blood, & Yin lubricates dryness, reduces swelling, tonifies the 5 Zang Organs

A AB

Fire

(Fish & Seafood)

Shark

Acidic

Blood, Chi, Yin

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Heart

 

Tonifies Chi, Blood, & Yin lubricates dryness, reduces swelling, tonifies the 5 Zang Organs

A AB

Metal

(Fish & Seafood)

Shark

Acidic

Blood, Chi, Yin

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Lungs

Tonifies Chi, Blood, & Yin lubricates dryness, reduces swelling, tonifies the 5 Zang Organs

A AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Shark

Acidic

Blood, Chi, Yin

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Chi, Blood, & Yin lubricates dryness, reduces swelling, tonifies the 5 Zang Organs

A AB

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Shark

Acidic

Blood, Chi, Yin

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Liver

Tonifies Chi, Blood, & Yin lubricates dryness, reduces swelling, tonifies the 5 Zang Organs

A B AB O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Trout

Alkaline

Blood, Chi, Yin-Yang

Sweet, Salty

Warm

 

Stomach

Tonifies Chi, Yang; Regulates Chi, Yin; Promotes Blood Circulation; Counetracts Cold; Warms the Kidneys and Liver; Tonifies the Stomach

A B AB O

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Trout

Alkaline

Blood, Chi, Yin-Yang

Sweet, Salty

Warm

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Chi, Yang; Regulates Chi, Yin; Promotes Blood Circulation; Counetracts Cold; Warms the Kidneys and Liver; Tonifies the Stomach

A B AB O

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Trout

Alkaline

Blood, Chi, Yin-Yang

Sweet, Salty

Warm

Liver

 

Tonifies Chi, Yang; Regulates Chi, Yin; Promotes Blood Circulation; Counetracts Cold; Warms the Kidneys and Liver; Tonifies the Stomach

A B AB O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Salmon (Smoked)

Acidic

Blood, Chi, Yang

Sweet, Salty,

PUNGENT????

Warming

 

 

Tonifies Chi, Blood & Yang;

A B AB O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Salmon (Sea)

Acidic

 

Sweet

Neutral

 

 

 

A O

B AB

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Carp

Acidic

Blood,Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Tonifies Blood & Chi; Drains Water; Grounds the Chi; Tonifies Spleen and Stomach; Transforms Chi into Milk

A O

B AB

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Salmon (Raised)

Acidic

 

Sweet

Neutral

 

 

 

A O

B AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Carp

Acidic

 

Sweet

Warm

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Blood & Chi; Drains Water; Grounds the Chi;

B AB

A O

Fire

(Fish & Seafood)

Caviar (Sturgeon)

Acidic

Chi, Yin-Yang, Ching, Shen

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Pericar

dium-fire

 

 

B AB

A O

Metal

(Fish & Seafood)

Caviar (Sturgeon)

Acidic

Chi

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Lungs

Promotes Chi Circulation

B AB

A O

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Caviar (Sturgeon)

Acidic

Chi

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Kidneys

Promotes Chi Circulation; Tonifies Kidney Yin

O

A B AB

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood)

Oyster (Shell-fresh)

Acidic

Yin, Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

Prostate

Testicles

Tonifies Liver & Kidneys, Stops Sweating, Astringes Ching Chi, Softens Hardness

O

A B AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Oyster (Shell-fresh)

Acidic

Yin, Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Cold

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Liver & Kidneys, Stops Sweating, Astringes Ching Chi, Softens Hardness

O

A B AB

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Oyster (Shell-fresh)

Acidic

Yin, Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Liver

Tonifies Liver & Kidneys, Stops Sweating, Astringes Ching Chi, Softens Hardness

O

A B AB

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Oyster (cooked)

Acidic

Yin, Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Heart

Tonifies the Blood

O

A B AB

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Clam (Saltwater)

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Salty

Cold

 

Stomach

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm; Promotes Water Passage, Softens Hardness

O

A B AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Clam (Freshwater)

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Salty

Cold

Kidneys

 

Counteracts Heat; Detoxifies; Tonifies the Kidney;

O

A B AB

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Clam (Freshwater)

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Salty

Cold

Liver

 

Counteracts Heat; Detoxifies; Tonifies the Liver; Sharpens Vision

O

A B AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Shrimp/Prawn

Acidic

Yang

Sweet

Warm

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Kidney Yang; Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold, Resolves Phlegm;

O

A B AB

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Eel

Acidic

Chi, Yang

Sweet

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Regulates Chi -Yang, Counteracts Damp, Nourishes the Spleen

O

A B AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood)

Eel

Acidic

Chi, Yang

Sweet

Warm

Kidneys

Bladder

 

Bones

Regulates Chi -Yang, Warms the Kidney,  Counteracts Damp, Diuretic; treats Bi (Painful Obstruction) Syndrome, strengthens the Bones

O

A B AB

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Eel

Acidic

Chi, Yang

Sweet

Warm

Liver

 

Regulates Chi -Yang, Nourishes Liver, Counteracts Damp; treats Bi (Painful Obstruction) Syndrome

O

A B AB

 

(Fish & Seafood)

Bluegill sea-bass

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

 

Tonifies Chi, Blood

O

A B AB

Earth

(Fish & Seafood)

Crab

Alkaline

Blood

Salty

Cold

Stomach

Activates Blood; Cools Heat;  facilitates recovery of dislocations

O

A B AB

Wood

(Fish & Seafood)

Crab

Alkaline

Blood

Salty

Cold

Liver

 

Activates Blood; Cools Heat;  facilitates recovery of dislocations

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fish & Seafood) Abalone

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat

A B AB O

Wood

(Fish & Seafood) Abalone

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Liver

Eyes

Counteracts Heat, Nourishes Ching Chi; Detoxifies; Sharpens Vision

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood) Abalone

Acidic

 

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

Prostate

Testicles

Counteracts Heat, Nourishes Ching Chi; Detoxifies; Sharpens Vision

O

A B AB

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood) Anchovy

Acidic

Yang

Sweet, Bitter, Salty

Warm

Uterus

 

Counteracts Cold, Counteracts Damp, Drains Water

O

A B AB

Triple

Heater

(Fish & Seafood) Anchovy

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Bitter, Salty

Warm

Triple

Heater

Increases Blood Flow

B AB

A O

?

(Fish & Seafood) Catfish

Acidic

 

 

 

 

 

B AB

A O

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood) Caviar

Acidic

 

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

Prostate

Testicles

Helps cure bipolar disorder,  depression/ mania

?

Fire

(Fish & Seafood) Cuttlefish

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Salty

Neutral

Heart

 

Tonifies Liver & Kidney, Tonifies the Blood, sharpens vision

?

Water

(Fish & Seafood) Cuttlefish

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Salty

Neutral

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Liver & Kidney, Tonifies the Blood, sharpens vision

?

Wood

(Fish & Seafood) Cuttlefish

Acidic

Yin, Blood

Salty

Neutral

Liver

Tonifies Liver & Kidney, Tonifies the Blood, sharpens vision

B AB O

A

Earth

(Fish & Seafood) Herring (Fresh)

Acidic

Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Removes Toxins

B

A AB O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood) Herring (Pickled)

Acidic

Chi

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Lung

Removes Toxins

O

A B AB

Water

(Fish & Seafood) Lobster

Acidic

Yang

Sweet, Salty

Warm

Kidneys

 

Resolves Phlegm

A B AB O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood) Mackerel

Acidic

Chi

Sweet

Neutral

 

Stomach

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water

A B AB O

Wood

(Fish & Seafood) Mackerel

Acidic

Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Liver

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water

AB O

A B

Water

(Fish & Seafood) Mussel

Acidic

Yang, Chi

Salty

Warm

Kidneys

 

Tonifies Chi Yang, Tonifies Kidneys and Liver, treats simple goiter

AB O

A B

Wood

(Fish & Seafood) Mussel

Acidic

Yang, Chi

Salty

Warm

Liver

Tonifies Chi Yang, Tonifies Liver and Kidneys, treats simple goiter

A B AB O

Earth

 (Fish & Seafood) Sardine

Acidic

 

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Drains Water

A B AB O

Earth

 (Fish & Seafood) Sardine

Acidic

 

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

 

Stomach

Drains Water

A B AB

O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood) Whitefish

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

 

 

A B AB

O

Earth

(Fish & Seafood) Whitefish

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Neutral

 

Stomach

 

A B AB

O

Metal

(Fish & Seafood) Whitefish

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Neutral

Lungs

 

A B AB

O

Wood

(Fish & Seafood) Whitefish

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Neutral

Liver

 

?

Metal

(Flowers)

Lily flowers

Neutral

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Lungs

Moistens lungs and calms cough;  soothes nerves and promotes a calming sense.

?

Triple

Heater

(Flowers)

Lily flowers

Neutral

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Triple

Heater

Moistens lung and calms cough; soothes nerves and promotes a calming sense.

?

Fire

(Flowers)

Lotus Root

?

Yin, Yang

Sweet

Cool

Heart

 

Warming;

energizes the heart, helps control blood pressure.

?

Earth

(Flowers)

Lotus Root

?

Blood Yin Chi

Sweet

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Warming;

 aids digestion; energizes the spleen; the buttons are especially used as a stomach medicine.

?

Triple

Heater

(Flowers)

Lotus Roots

?

Blood Yin Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Warming;

energizes the heart, helps control blood pressure; purifies the whole body, balances emotions and facilitates meditation.

A B AB O

Metal

(Flowers)

Linden Flower

(Lime flower)

Neutral

 

Pungent, Sweet

Cool

Lungs

Large

Intestine

Counteracts Heat, Promotes Chi Circulation; helps heal colds, cough, bronchitis, infectious disease and headache;  the leaves ar used for intestinal complaints;

A B AB O

Wood

(Flowers)

Linden Flower

(Lime flower)

Neutral

 

Sweet, Pungent

Cool

Liver

Counteracts Damp, Removes Toxins, Drains Water; Especially the stems are used for liver and gallbladder disorders and cellulitis

?

Earth

(Fruits)

Mandarin Orange

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Spleen

Pancreas

 

 

?

Metal

(Fruits)

Mandarin Orange

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Sour

 

Cold

 

Lungs

 

?

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Mandarin Orange

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Triple

Heater

 

?

Water

(Fruits)

Cassio Fruit

?

Yang

Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Kidneys

 

 

?

Wood

(Fruits)

Cassio Fruit

?

Yang

Sweet,

Pungent

Warm

Liver

 

?

Earth

(Fruits)

Mandarin Orange Peel (Dried)

Acidic

Chi

Pungent,

Bitter

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

 

 

?

Metal

(Fruits)

Mandarin Orange Peel (dried)

Acidic

Chi

Pungent,

Bitter

Warm

Lungs

 

?

Fire

(Fruits)

Longan

Alkaline

Blood,Chi

Sweet

Warm

Heart

 

warm, sweet, Sp & Ht, Yang, Chi & Blood tonic, removes Blood Stag., calms Shen

?

Earth

(Fruits)

Crabapple

Alkaline

 

Sweet,

Sour

Cold

 

Spleen

Pancreas

Used for treatment of diabetes,

Quenches Thirst

?

Earth

(Fruits)

Juniper

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Pungent,

Bitter

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Counteracts Cold, Promotes Chi Circulation, Drains Water;

 

?

Earth

(Fruits)

 Quince

Alkaline

 

Sour

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Contains fiber, which aids in digestion.

?

Fire

(Fruits)

Crabapple

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Heart

 

Nourishes the Heart, Quenches Thirst,

Abates Low Self Esteem

?

Metal

(Fruits)

Crabapple

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Cold

 

Lungs

Large

Intestine

Nourishes the Lung, Relieves diarrhoea.

?

Water

(Fruits)

Juniper

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Pungent, Bitter

Warm

Kidneys

 

Counteracts Cold, Resolves Phlegm, Promotes Chi Circulation, Drains Water

?

Water

(Fruits)

Blackcurrant

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Kidneys

 

High in Vitamin C and antioxidants; calcium and iron, reduces the risk of kidney stones

?

Wood

(Fruits)

Crabapple

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Liver

Nourishes the Liver, Removes Toxins

?

Wood

(Fruits)

 Quince

Alkaline

 

Sour

Warm

Liver

Contains fiber, which aids in digestion and helps lower cholesterol.

?

Wood

(Fruits)

Blackcurrant

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Liver

 

High in Vitamin C and antioxidants.

A

B AB O

Metal

(Fruits)

Apricot

Alkaline

Yin-Blood

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Lungs

 

Stimulates Moisture, Regulates the Lungs; Good for the Skin

A

B AB O

Earth

(Fruits)

Apricot

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Spleen

Pancreas

 

Stimulates Moisture, Counteracts Heat;

A  O

B AB

Fire

(Fruits)

Persimmon

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cold

Heart

 

Counteracts Heat;  Very rich in fiber and antioxidants, Decreases bad cholesterol (LDL), May prevent vascular disease,

A  O

B AB

Metal

(Fruits)

Persimmon

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

 

Cold

 

Lungs

Large

Intestine

Counteracts Heat; Very rich in fiber and antioxidants; Reduces the risk of developing precancerous colon polyps in women

A  O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Persimmon

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cold

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat; Very rich in antioxidants; reduces the risk of vascular disease

A  O

B AB

Earth

(Fruits)

Persimmon

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet

Cold

Spleen

Pancreas

 

cold, sweet, Ht, SI, Lu (& Sp), Chi, Blood & Yin tonic, quenches thirst, lubricates Lu, benefits Sp, clears Heat

A AB O

Earth

(Fruits)

Pear

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cool

 

Stomach

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm

A AB O

Metal

(Fruits)

Pear

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Lungs

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm

A AB O

B

Earth

(Fruits)

Olive

Acidic

 

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

 

Stomach

Removes Toxins

A AB O

B

Metal

(Fruits)

Olive

Acidic

 

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Lungs

Removes Toxins

A AB O

B

Water

(Fruits)

Olive

Acidic

 

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

 

A B

AB O

Metal

(Fruits)

Blue/ Bilberry

Acidic

 

Sour

 

Cold

 

Lungs

Counteracts damp, Counteracts Heat, Removes Toxins;

anti-inflammatory, antioxidant;

A B AB

O

Earth

(Fruits)

Kumquat

Alkaline

Chi

Pungent, Sweet, Sour

Warm

Spleen

Pancreas

 

 

A B AB

O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Kumquat

Alkaline

Chi

Pungent, Sweet, Sour

Warm

Triple

Heater

 

A B AB

O

Wood

(Fruits)

Kumquat

Alkaline

Chi

Pugnent, Sweet, Sour

Warm

Liver

 

A B AB

O

Metal

(Fruits)

 Rosehip

Alkaline

Blood

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Lungs

Tonifies Lung, Counteracts Cold, Resolves Phlegm, Relieves Fatigue

A B AB

O

Water

(Fruits)

 Rosehip

Alkaline

Blood

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Kidneys

Bladder

Tonifies Kidney, Counteracts Cold, Resolves Phlegm, Relieves Fatigue, Diuretic

A B AB

O

Wood

(Fruits)

 Rosehip

Alkaline

Blood

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Liver

 

Tonifies Liver, Tonifies Blood, Resolves Phlegm, Relieves Fatigue

A B AB

O

Earth

(Fruits)

Strawberry

Acidic

 

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

Tonifies spleen and stomach, stimulates appetite and digestion; has anti cancer properties 

 

A B AB

O

Metal

(Fruits)

Strawberry

Acidic

 

Sweet, Sour

 

Cool

 

Lungs

Lubricates the Lungs and Relieves Cough;

has anti cancer properties

A B AB

O

Metal

(Fruits)

Kumquat

Alkaline

 

Pungent, Sweet, Sour

Warm

Lungs

 

A B AB O

Earth

(Fruits)

Fig (fresh) Fig (dried)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Cool

Spleen

Pancreas

Stomach

fresh figs benefit stomach excess,

calming the stomach

A B AB O

Earth

(Fruits)

Melon (honey)

Alkaline

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Cold

 

Stomach

 

A B AB O

Fire

(Fruits)

Melon (honey)

Alkaline

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Cold

Heart

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Date (Chinese; red or black Jujube)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

builds up the digestive fire

A B AB O

Earth

(Fruits)

Date (Chinese; red or black Jujube)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Neutral

Stomach

builds up the digestive fire

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Fig (fresh) Fig (dried)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

fresh figs benefit stomach excess,

calming the stomach

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Avocado

Alkaline

Yin-Blood

Sweet

Cool

Uterus

Ovaries

Prostate

Testicles

Nourishes Blood-Chi; High in Vitamin E; Stimulates Sex-Drive; inhibits the growth of prostate cancer cells;  contains  beta-sitosterol, which lowers cholesterol by inhibiting absorption of LDL, alleviates the symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy.

A B AB O

Earth

(Fruits)

Avocado

Alkaline

Yin-Blood

Sweet