Blood

Type:

Beneficial

Neutral

Avoid

Works on

Ele-

ment:

(Foods & Herbs)

Alphabetical

Acidic-

Alkaline-

Neutral-

forming

 

Tonifies:

Blood, Chi,

Fluid, Ching,

Yin & Yang

Flavor

Organ(s)

Regulates  5 Elements & Organ(s);

Medicinal  Properties

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 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 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

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

B O

A AB

Ching

Chi

(Dairy & Eggs)

Butter

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Warm

Ovaries

Uterus

Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold

O

A B AB

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood)

Oyster (Shell-fresh)

Acidic

Yin, Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

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

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood) Abalone

Acidic

 

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

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

B AB

A O

Ching

Chi

(Fish & Seafood) Caviar

Acidic

 

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

Helps cure bipolar disorder,  depression/ mania

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Avocado

Alkaline

Yin-Blood

Sweet

Cool

Uterus

Ovaries

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

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Raspberry

Acidic

Chi,

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Uterus

Ovaries

Nourishes and Regulates Kidney, Controls urination, astringes, that is, fortifies Ching Chi

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Cherry

Alkaline

Chi

Sweet

Warm

Protects DNA

Nourishes Chi, Regulates Yang, Stimulates Chi, Blood; Contains Amygdalin, (Vitamin B17) and laetrile, which reduces tumor size and further spread of cancer

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Grapefruit

Neutral

 

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Uterus

 

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm, Promotes Chi Circulation;

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Pineapple

Acidic

 

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Uterus

 

neutral, sweet & sour, Chi & Blood tonic, promotes urination & digestion, quenches thirst, stops diarrhea, clears Summer Heat

Counteracts Heat, Regulates Blood-Chi, Stimulates Bodily Fluids

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

Blackberry

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Uterus Ovaries

Contains large amounts of phyto-estrogens. These act as a natural form of estrogen; may prevent osteoporosis, alleviates menopause.

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Fruits)

 Raspberry Leaf

Alkaline

 

Sour

Cool

Uterus Ovaries

Counteracts Damp; for female healing, moves Chi of the Uterus; used for menstrual cramps and to promote labour

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)

Ginseng (Korean or Russian)

?

Yang Chi

Sweet

Hot

Uterus

Ovaries

Stimulates the functioning of the endocrine glands; Stimulates the reproductive organs; stimulates and improves the working of the brain; anti cancer

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)  

Basil

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet, Pungent, Bitter

Warm

Protects DNA

Regulates Chi, Detoxifies, Balances Yin-Yang; DNA Protection, protect cell structures as well as chromosomes from radiation and oxygen-based damage

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)

Licorice

Neutral

Yang

Sweet

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

 

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm, Removes Toxins; substitutes Oestrogens

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)

Bay Leaves

?

Chi

Pungent

Warm

Uterus

 

Promotes Blood Circulation, Counteracts Cold, Balances Yin

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)

Chamomile

Neutral

 

Sweet, Bitter

Cool

Uterus

Ovaries

Relieves muscle spasms; relieves menstrual cramps by relaxing the uterus

B

A AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)  Caper

?

 

Pungent, Bitter

Warm

Uterus

 

Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold, Counteracts Damp

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Herbs & Spices)  Mint

Alkaline

 

Pungent

Cool

Uterus

 

 

?

Ching

Chi

(Meats & Poultry)

Marrow

Acidic

 

Sweet

Cool

Uterus

 

 

A B

B AB

Ching

Chi

(Meats & Poultry)

Pigeon

Acidic

Yin, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Uterus

 

 

B O AB

A

Ching

Chi

(Meats & Poultry)

Mutton

Acidic

Chi

Sweet

Warm

Uterus

 

Counteracts Cold

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Nuts)

(Almonds (Bitter))

Acidic

Yang

Bitter

Warm

Uterus

Ovaries

Contains Amygdalin (Vitamin B17), which is renowned for its Cancer inhibiting properties.

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Nuts)

Coconut (water)

Acidic

Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

Stimulates  Ching Chi;  may kill viruses (herpes, hepatitis AIDS) gonorrhea; Kills fungi and yeasts that cause candidiasis; Helps protect the body from breast, colon, and other cancers; Relieves symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement)

A O

B AB

Ching

Chi

(Nuts)

Hazel

?

 

Sweet

Warm

Uterus

 

 

O

A B AB

Ching

Chi

(Nuts)

Carob

Alkaline

 

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Uterus

 

Carob does not contain cholesterol, caffeine, theobromine, and oxalic acid, as chocolate does; it is Low-fat, low-sodium, high-fiber and calcium-rich

A AB

B O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Garlic

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet, Pungent, Salty

Hot

Protects DNA

May prevent development of cancers of the breast, colon, skin, prostate, stomach and oesophagus. Stimulates the immune system.

A B

AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Carrot

Alkaline

 

Sweet

Neutral

Protects DNA

carotenoid intake may prevent/ may cure(breast) cancers;

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Bitter gourd (Wild Cucumber, Bitter Melon))

Alkaline

Yin

Bitter

Cool

Protects DNA

Contains MAP 30 protein, which is effective against tumors, AIDS, and other viruses.

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Broccoli

Alkaline

Yin

Pungent, Bitter

Cool

Uterus

 

Contains anti-cancer substances sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol and special anti cancer enzymes.

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Chive (Chinese)

Alkaline

Kidney Yin

Pungent

Warm

Uterus

Ovaries

Stimulates Kidney yin and is warming; stimulates sex drive; has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, may inhibit bacterial growth and tumors.

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Courgette

Acidic

 

Sweet

Cool

Uterus

 

 

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

 Radish (Daikon or Muli)

?

 

Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Uterus

 

Counteracts Damp, Resolves Phlegm

A O

B AB

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)

Kohlrabi

?

 

Sweet, Pungent, Bitter

Neutral

Uterus

 

Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold, Counteracts Damp

B AB O A

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables)  Aubergine (Egg Plant)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Cool

Uterus

Promotes Blood Circulation, Cools Heat, Regulates Blood-Chi; moves stagnat blood in the uterus

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Roots & Vegetables) Asparagus

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet, Bitter

Cold

Uterus

Ovaries

Protects DNA

High in Folate, a B-vitamin essential for cellular division necessary in DNA synthesis.

O

A B AB

Ching

Chi

(Seaweed)

Algae

Neutral

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Cold

Uterus

Ovaries

 

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm;

Relieves Menstruation (Chlorophyll)

A

B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Seeds & Grains)

Fennel Seed

?

Yang

Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Uterus

Ovaries

Stimulates Menstruation, Alleviates Cramps Alleviates Andropause, Increases Libido

A AB

O B

Ching

Chi

(Seeds & Grains)

Amaranth

Neutral

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Nutty

Cool

Prostate Gland

 

Resolves Phlegm, Counteracts damp, Strengthens the Kidney; Contains Beta Sitosterol,  inhibits 5 Alpha Reductase; may also prevent hair loss

A B O

AB

Ching

Chi

(Seeds & Grains)

Seeds (Aniseed)

Neutral

Yin-Yang

Pungent, Sweet

Warm

Uterus

Ovaries

Stimulates Menstruation, Alleviates Cramps, Alleviates Andropause, Increases Libido

A O

B AB

Ching

Chi

(Seeds & Grains)

Sesame (White)

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Uterus

 

 

AB

A B O

Ching

Chi

(Seeds & Grains)

 Rice (Organic Brown)

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Uterus

 

building & nourishing

AB

A B O

Ching

Chi

(Seeds & Grains)

 Rice (White)

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Uterus

 

building & nourishing

A AB

O B

Ching

Chi

(Soy Products)

Miso

?

 

Salty

Warm

Uterus

Breasts

May protect from breast cancer.

A AB

B O

Ching

Chi

(Sprouts)

 (Alfalfa)

Alkaline

Yin-Blood

Salty, Bitter

 

Neutral

 

Uterus

Ovaries

Substitutes Estrogens (relieves menopause)

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Supplements)

Royal Jelly

?

Yin Chi,

Ching

Sweet

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

builds ching chi; highly nourishing

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Supplements)

Bee Pollen

?

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Uterus

Ovaries

The Ambrosia of the Bees, directly nourishes Ching Chi, increases Sexual Power, boosts immunity

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Supplements)

Dang Kwei

?

Blood

Sweet, Pungent

Warm

Uterus

Ovaries

 

A B AB O

Ching

Chi

(Sweeteners)

Rice Syrup

Acidic

 

Sweet

Warm

Uterus