Shopping basket: foods that cool and soothe

To treat your dry skin and help with wrinkles


These foods are moistening, cooling, soothing and  calming.
These ingredients help with loss of liquids in the body. Eat them after child-birth. Add them to help with ‘hot’ arthritis, inflamed skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, acne and many other conditions where heat and dryness affect the body. They also calm anxiety and extreme states of mind.
Buckwheat, millet, wheat breads – very moistening they help with boils and inflammation as well
Spinach, string beans, asparagus – enrich the blood, moisten the sinews
Potato, tomatoes – moistening
Apple, pear – moistening foods, especially good for anxiety
Banana, mango, peach, plum – moistening
Black, kidney, mung, peas, tofu – all types of beans act deeply in strengthening the constitution
All shellfish, sardines, whitebait – shellfish works on constitution, the others moisten
Beef, chicken, duck, pork – pork is very moistening, others work on the constitution
Butter, cheese, eggs, milk, goat’s milk, soya milk – moistening, very blood nourishing

Condiments: Sesame oil, honey, coconut – moistening, nourish the blood

This diet is not a substitute for diagnosed medical conditions – continue to follow the prescribed therapy as advised.

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