Tag Archive | Chinese yam

6 Kinds of Food for Nourishing Blood

1, nourishing buffets – chinese yam
Mountain ingredients, cool, into the lung, spleen and kidney, compendium of material medica says it has to match tonify deficiency profit loss of function, the acknowledgement in the qing dynasty Chen Xiuyuan has explained the function of the yam, said it air into the lungs, gan into the spleen, blood and spleen system, the main limbs, blood and spleen is not hungry, limbs balloon;The main gas, gas filling in a lung is the intellectual man fit, gas for the multiplication of;Again because of the quality of a material is thick and sticky, can fill, kidney essence is enough strong Yin, prolong life.Modern pharmacological studies suggest that yam contains saponins, glycoprotein, tannins, check right element, yam alkali, choline, starch, calcium, phosphorus, iron, etc., have the effect that induce interferon, have certain anti-aging material base.Yam, therefore, it can raise blood tonifying qi, tonify deficiency treatment and prolong life.
2, amaranth,
Amaranth are rich in iron, calcium and vitamin k, have promote clotting, increase and improve the ability of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin content, promote hematopoietic effect and so on.Amaranth carotene contained more than 2 times the solanaceous fruit above, can provide rich nutrients for human body, is beneficial to strengthen physical health, improve the body’s immunity, is called “longevity food”.And do not contain oxalic acid in amaranth, contains calcium, iron, enter human body is easy to be absorbed after use.
3, spinach,
Spinach is a famous blood tonic food.Among them, spinach contains rich in iron, carotene and folic acid are very good to the health of human body.
4, longan
Longan with tonifying spleen blood tonic, bushing sedative effect, can treat insomnia, forgetfulness due to qi deficiency can lead to discomfort, such as is also a kind of good have smoked in the qi and blood.If women in the physiological period after physical weakness, also can tone up in longan.
5, red jujube
Red is a well known fill qi and blood.Jujube contains protein, fat, carbohydrate, organic acids, vitamin a, vitamin c, calcium minerals and so on the many kinds of amino acids and nutrients, for women’s health and beauty is good.
6, donkey-hide gelatin,
Gelatin has enhanced physique, improve sleep, brain puzzle, regulate the menstrual function spuc, anti-aging effect, can improve the woman the immunity of the body, and help control because of the circulation of qi and blood, or blood deficiency caused by various diseases, blood, moist skin at the same time.


Some traditional Chinese medicines for treatment of diabetes


The major effect is to nourish qi. There is a theory believes that, qi deficiency is the major cause of diabetes, so the key for the treatment of diabetes is to nourish qi. In addition, modern medicine also proves that astragalus polysaccharides have bi-directional regulation of blood sugar.

Radix salviae miltiorrhizae:

Invigorate the circulation of blood, promote the circulation of blood, cool the blood and nourish blood. Also can remove blood stasis and free the network vessels. Radix salviae miltiorrhizae contains a variety of tanshinone, which can significantly improve the glucose metabolism, reduce blood sugar and lower blood pressure.

Paeonia lactiflora:

Clear heat, cool blood and remove blood stasis. Modern pharmacology proved that it can improve resistance of insulin, reducing blood sugar and lower blood lipid

Goji berry:

Chinese literature records that goji berry can tonify kidney, nourish the liver, cure yin deficiency of liver and kidney and treat diabetes. In recent years, the study also shows that goji berry has a good effect on lowering blood sugar.

Coptis Chinensis:

It is cold in property with bitter taste. Mainly clear heat. It can be used for patients with diabetes with internal heat symptoms.

Radix rehmanniae:

Nourish yin and clear heat. It can lower blood sugar reposefully.

Chinese yam:

Nourish kidney and qi, tonify qi and relieve consumptive thirst.


Calm the mind, protect liver, lower blood sugar and prevent bacteria.

Of course, it should be noted that, as one Chinese medicine of the prescriptions, any one of the above herbs is not a panacea, which can not be brought alone. When dispense medicines, the doctor should accord to the specific conditions of patients to combine with other herbs. Thus, comprehensive treatment can play to good effect.

Recommend several kinds of essential sweet traditional Chinese medicine

Not all Chinese medicine has bitter taste and also has sweet medicine. Sweet medicine has function of health care and treatment.  Standing these sweet medicines in the home not only has effects on diet and health, but also helps cure the sick.  Thus, you might as well buy them and restore at home for possible period of want or need.

Goji berry treats dryness of eye.

Goji berry is neutral in nater with sweet taste. It can nourish kidney, moisten lung, tonify liver and improve eyesight.

If there are chronic atrophic gastritis patients in home, you can do the following method. Take appropriate amount of goji berry from Ningxia. Wash with clean water, dry by baking, crush, and then package separately. Take 20 grams per day and take two times when stomach is empty. 2 months as a course of treatment, during this period, stop taking other traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine.

If the old has night xerostomia, you can do the following method. Take 30 grams of goji berry, wash with water and chew before going to bed. Generally 10 days later, it can be effective.

For male with infertility, you can do the following method. Take 15 grams of goji berry and wash with clear water. In the night, chew fine and then swallow, 2 months as a course of treatment, during take medicine, people should appropriately forbid sexual intercourse.

Codonopsis treats qi deficiency.

Codonopsis is neutral in nature with sweet taste. It has effects on invigorating spleen and replenishing qi, nourishing lung, preventing cancer, lowering blood pressure, resisting anoxia, and preventing aging and it also can enhance the immunity of the human body, improve the activity of superoxide dismutase (SOD), enhance the elimination of free radicals, regulate the gastrointestinal motility, prevent ulcer, inhibit gastric acid secretion and reduce the activity of pepsin.

Chinese yam treats spleen deficiency.

Chinese yam is neutral in nature with sweet taste. It has the role of supplementing qi, nourishing yin, invigorating spleen, lung and kidney. For children with weakness of the spleen and stomach, poor appetite and sometimes diarrhea, people let the children eat Chinese yam, which often receive unexpected results.  Chinese yam has a certain effect on the elderly with chronic cough and shortness due to weakness of the lung qi and aching lumbus and limp legs and nocturia due to deficiency of kidney. For people with physical weak after the illness and needing long-term be nursed back to health people, Chinese yam is a tonic with high quality and low price. Note: it can be used in soup and porridge.

Tangerine peel can warm stomach and remove phlegm.

Tangerine peel has fragrance and spicy and bitter taste. It can help digestion.  It contains components as volatile oil and hesperidin and vitamin B, vitamin C, and the volatile oil  have mild stimulating effect on gastrointestinal tract, which can promote the secretion of digestive juice, eliminate intestinal pneumatosis and increase appetite.

Chrysanthemum treats cold.

Chrysanthemum can dispel wind, clear heat, nourish liver and improve eyesight. It is used for anemopyretic cold, headache, dizziness, bloodshot eyes and dim-sighted eyes. It can expand arteria coronaria, increase blood flow and strengthen the resistance of blood capillary.  Chrysanthemum glycosides have effects on lowering blood pressure. It is used for anemopyretic cold, fever, dizziness, liver with heat, bloodshot eyes with tears, or deficiency of liver, kidney and yin, dim eyesight; hyperactivity of liver yang, headache, vertigo sore and ulcer and painful swelling. In modern, it also used in coronary heart disease and hypertension.


The methods, functions and effects of ganoderma

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It can treat virtual fatigue, cough, asthma, insomnia, indigestion and malignant tumor.  For circulation, it can reduce blood pressure and improve cardiac contraction contractility. For stagnation of chest and heart qi in respiratory system, it can nourish stomach, improve smart and memery. Long-term eating can strengthen body and prevent aging.

Eight functions

1: prevent tumor and improve immunity and regulation.  2. Reduce bloodsugar. 3: protect liver. 4. Prevent aging.5. Eliminate inflammation and stop pain. 6: protect heart 7: prevent grume. 8. Other effects.

Effect of ganoderma is slow, generally effect after taking 3-5 days.  Individual patients will work after to 30-60 days.

  1. ganoderma with other food and medicine can be taken at the same time, no taboo.
  2. ganoderma has curative effect depends on the treatment time, and the curative effect is good. The course of treatment was 1 to 3 months, or 5 to 8 months.
  3. . A few patients taking ganoderma will has slight discomfort, sleep such as gastric tide, dry throat, constipation,and sleepless.
  4. After eating chili and ginger, some people will appear reaction about dry mouth and sore throat. Continuously take, it will disappear. If the individual response is also serious, they can suspend to take. Take intermittent method.
  5. Each time, the stew juice can be repeated to boiling water once with full absorption of the drug.

Ganoderma and tremella soup

Promote blood circulation, remove blood stasis, increase blood oxygen supply, and treat vascular sclerosis, hypertension and other diseases. 5 grams of ganoderma, 5 grams of tremella and black fungus, amount of crystal sugar and right amount of rock candy

Method: wash all herbal medicine and cut into pieces. Put into bowl and add rock candy and water and put on steamer to steam. Take soup and eat fungus and tremella. Take over under 1 day. It can be used for a long time.

Ganoderma and jujube soup

Function: it has inhibitory effect on tumor cells.

Materials: 20 grams of ganoderma, 50 grams of jujube, 5 grams of honey.

Method: put herbs into pot to decoct with water. Take boiled liquid in two times, each time for 40 minutes and take juice. After the merger to join some honey.

Ganoderma and Chinese yam soup

Function: promote the blood circulation and improve the ability of pancreatic islet to produce insulin and reduce blood sugar. It is adjuvant therapy for patients with diabetes mellitus.

Material: 15 grams of ganoderma, 30 grams of Chinese yam.

Method: wash the herbs and put into the casserole with water to decoct. Use soft fire to boil for 1 hour, pour out the first decoction, add water, suffering from a second decoction and then take juice.  Combine two decoction and then take. Take it with two times in morning and evening.