Oriental Dietary Therapy to Harmonise the Earth Element (Stomach and Spleen)

Nourishing Your Earth Element with Food The basic principle in nourishing your centre, the earth element, is: warm, soft and neutral (easily digested)             The spleen and stomach govern digestion in Traditional Chinese Medicine, transforming food and drink to blood and qi to sustain us. These organs function best receiving warm, easily digested foods with …

Oriental Dietary Therapy To Reduce Accumulation of Internal Dampness

Foods to Avoid or Limit to Occasional Treats All dairy products- milk, cheese, yoghurt, ice cream, butter, chocolate, some dips, biscuits etc. Oily, greasy, sticky natured foods, including fatty meat. Spicy, heating foods. Excessively sweet or salty flavoured foods. Many tinned and processed products contain high levels of salt and sugar. Licorice and licorice root …