TCM Diet for Spring and a Detox Tea Recipe!

By Ko Ching Lu EAMP, LAC


chanda trilliumSpring is the season, which we see trees blossom and rebirth of many living life.

According to Chinese medicine, spring is the season associated with liver organ and belongs to the wood element.  It is a season to set new goals and to redirect life.  This is a great season to work on body detoxification and to nourish our digestion system for the upcoming summer.


What to eat:

Leafy greens


Bean sprouts

Bamboo shoots









Fruits that are in season (Strawberries, cherries, etc)



Uncooked foods

Cold foods


Detox Tea recipe:

 1-2 Dandelion root(s)

1 cup of water


Put 1-2 dandelion root(s) in 1 cup of water

Let the water come to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes

Remove the dandelion root(s)



About alpine integrated medicine

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