TCM dietotherapy, not only focus on the nutrition of the food and also focus on the taste of food, function. In Chinese medicine, all food i
TCM dietotherapy, not only focus on the nutrition of the food and also focus on the taste of food, function. In Chinese medicine, all food is functional food, have medical value. Chinese medicine believes that the drug is hot or cold cool four, Camsing bitter salty five flavor, food is no exception.
According to the constitution of the dialectical dietary selection of cold and heat. Yang hot constitution refers to: fever omprophyte, restlessness irritability, constipation, sweating, flushing halitosis, red tongue or thick rot, rapid pulse. The cold physique refers to: cold warm, shortness of breath, then rotten clear urine, abdominal pain, according to hi, white surface, pantothenic acid, pale tongue, white and greasy, slow pulse. Where the food for treatment of Yang, hot body, mostly with cold, cold, such as white radish, melon, celery can heat; tofu, bitter gourd, mung bean can Xiehuo; turtle shell, pear, honey can be nourishing yin; sowthistle detoxification. Treatment of Yin, cold physical food, mostly with temperature and heat, such as rice, leeks, garlic, this kind of food has the effect of Warming Yang, wine, etc.; mutton cold dispelling; Zaocys Tongluo can; pepper, ginger, onion can Tongqiao huiyang.
According to the five taste can determine the effectiveness of the food, such as acid, bitter, sweet, tonic, stir, soft, etc.. Where the effect of sour food with saliva and convergence, digestion, diarrhea, such as plum, pear and other food; efficacy every bitter taste with heat, purging fire, detoxification, dampness, such as balsam pear, asparagus tea, etc.. Food is the people, although there are nourishing essence, taboo, not a partial eclipse, to five colors, bittersweet, diverse, comprehensive and balanced nutrition can. Sun Simiao in the "Qian Jin Yi Fang" in stressed: "if you can use food ills (disease), release feeling sent disease (Psychotherapy), who is the (Doctor), who live bait CIFA , is the art of health also. The husband is the doctor, when must first know cause, to know what to make, food therapy, food and medicine does not heal, life."
According to the functions of food, such as: Ruanjian food product: jellyfish, kelp, seaweed, sea cucumber, mussels, abalone and other products, river turtle, turtle Chun purple, also have soft firm, there is a certain heat and nourishing Yin effect; the blood circulation of food: crab can untie the knot scattered blood, crab crab, also have broken blood function, hawthorn can help digestion, also has the effects of invigorating the circulation of blood; Qi Xiaozhang food: orange, kumquat, bergamot, lemon peel; the Kaiweixiaoshi foods: radish can Xiaoshi phlegm, ginger can be an appetizer, but also antiemetic, hawthorn Xiaoshi food product; the heat: mung bean Qingrejiedu, Liangxue Jiedu Jianpi 6 gourd; food: coix seed can "break the toxic goiter, treatment of lung abscess, cough spit pus and blood", Chidou spleen dampness, spleen qi, water carp; Yang food: mutton nourishing vitality But, yin deficiency and heat syndrome when diet, eel, chicken is nourishing vitality of food, but the temperature, heat syndrome, yin deficiency when the bogey; nourishing yin foods: pear can nourishing lung, nourishing Yin fluid Sugar cane juice, honey Ziyin Runzao, nourishing Yin fluid heat and watermelon, duck, but difficult to digest greasy also, pork skin nourishing effect.