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

Leeks

Bean sprouts

Bamboo shoots

Spinach

Kale

Avocados

Dates

Mushrooms

Yams

Potatoes

Rice

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

 

Avoid/moderation:

Uncooked foods

Cold foods

 

Detox Tea recipe:

 1-2 Dandelion root(s)

1 cup of water

Instructions

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)

Enjoy!

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