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Food Benefits in TCM

chinese barley water

Herbal Drink Series – Chinese Barley Drink

This week, let's learn more about the Chinese Barley (薏苡仁) herbal drink. In Singapore, Chinese Barley is more commonly known ...
pear

Yin Nourishing Dessert

Today, I'd like to share with you a good food/fruit to eat during these few weeks which is – the ...
cucumber

Cucumber Benefits In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)  

Today, let's learn more about the properties and benefits of cucumber – a commonly seen but underrated food – from ...
Chicory Root Tea Benefits In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 

Chicory Root Tea Benefits In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 

Chicory root (菊苣根) is not so commonly heard or seen in the market but in recent years, it is seeing ...
Lily Benefits In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Lily Benefits In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 

This week, let's learn more about the lily (Chinese name: 百合).Lily is cold in thermal nature and is suitable for ...
vegetables

Avoiding The Wrong Food Is As Important As (If Not, More Important Than) Eating The Right Food

Recently, someone asked about how to cure adult acne in the TCM subreddit and I was reminded of my own ...

Fitness & Wellbeing

Gu Yu solar term

Gu Yu (谷雨) Solar Terms – Diet and General Wellness Guidelines

We are into the Gu Yu (谷雨) solar term (节气) starting from 19 Apr to 3 May 2024. Gu Yu ...
chinese barley water

Herbal Drink Series – Chinese Barley Drink

This week, let's learn more about the Chinese Barley (薏苡仁) herbal drink. In Singapore, Chinese Barley is more commonly known ...
black sesame seeds tcm benefits

Yin Deficiency TCM Body Constitution

Today let's learn more about the eighth (and last) type of body constitution - Yin Deficiency Body Constitution (阴虚体质). In a ...
Qing Ming (清明) Solar Terms – Diet and General Wellness Guidelines

Qing Ming (清明) Solar Terms – Diet and General Wellness Guidelines

We are into the Qing Ming (清明) solar term (节气) starting from 4 to 18 Apr 2024. Qing Ming is ...
Cherries tcm benefits

Yang Deficiency TCM Body Constitution

This week, let's learn more about the seventh type of body constitution – Yang Deficiency Body Constitution (阳虚体质). In a healthy ...
Dried shiitake mushrooms

Special Diathesis TCM Body Constitution

Today let's learn more about the sixth type of body constitution – Special Diathesis Body Constitution (特禀体质). The special diathesis body ...

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My name is KC and I created this site to share my knowledge as a Chinese Medicated Food Dietitian. Hope you find my posts useful!
KC Tan