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Flashcards in Qi Deficiency Deck (18):
1

Qi Xu Differentiation

Short of breath, fatigue, spontaneous sweating and worsen with activities
- pale tongue, weak pulse

2

Tonify Qi Food

Tonify Spleen Qi
- Millet, sticky rice, broccoli, carrot, beet, chicken, egg, sweet potato, potatoes

3

Tu Dou

Potatoes
- Sweet, neutral
- Enters the ST and LI
- Tonify qi, Strengthen SP

Cautions: The potato with sprout could be toxic

4

Sweet Potato

Warm, Sweet
- Enters SP, ST, KD
-Tonify qi, warm ST, promote defecation, nourish blood

5

Fig

Warm, sweet
- Enters SP, ST, LI
- Tonify SP qi, promote appetite, moisten LI, promote lactation
- Have pectin and vitamins
-Rich in proteolytic enzymes, lipase, amylase, and oxidase enzymes
Anti cancer: Stomach Cancer

6

Shiitake Fungus (Mushroom)

Sweet, neutral
- Enters ST
- Tonigy ST qi, stop bleeding

Caution: don't eat poisonous mushroom by mistake

7

Peas

Neutral
Enters SP, ST
- Tonify SP Qi, Stop diarrhea, generate breast milk

CC: bloating

8

Lentil

Sweet, Slightly warm
Enters SP, ST
- Tonfiy SP qi, eliminate damp, stop diarrhea
- About 25% protein, .7% fat, 60% carbohydrate
- Vitamin B and folic acid

9

Quinoa

Neutral, sweet
Enters H, SP, KD
- Tonify Heart and SP qi, stop sweating, calm spirit
- Contains amino acids, trace elements, high in calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus

10

Rice

sweet, neutral
Enters SP, ST
- Tonify MJ qi, strengthen SP, regulate ST, eliminate restlessness and thirst

11

Oats

sweet, slightly cool
Enters HT, SP, LI
- Tonify SP qi, eliminate phlegm and dampness, regulate BM
- Lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, prevent colon/rectal cancer, prevention and treatment of heart disease
- extremely rich in linoleic acid

12

Millet

Sweet, cool
Enters SP, ST, K
- Strengthen SP and Regulate ST
- Great tonic for post partum: Millet + Brown Sugar

Cautions: not to eat with almond or apricot, otherwise can cause nausea and diarrhea

13

Brussels Sprout

Neutral, Sweet, acrid
Enters ST, LI
Tonify MJ QI
- Protein source

14

Chicken

sweet, warm
Enters SP, ST
- Warm MJ, tonigy qi, reinforce essence
- Cautions: not for excessive pathogenic factors

15

Niu Rou

Beef
Sweet, Neutral
Enters SP, ST
-Tonify SP and ST qi and blood, strengthen bones and sinew
(Animal Huang Qi)

16

Rabbit

Sweet, Cool
Enters SP and ST
- Tonify Qi, clear heat, cool blood
- High protein, low fat, low cholesterol
"Animal Vegetable"

17

Quail

Sweet, neutral
- Tonify SP, eliminate food stagnation, tonify LV and KD
- Animal Ren Shen

Caution: not for exterior syndrome, or with phlegm heat

18

Tilapia

Neutral, Sweet
Enters SP, ST
- Strengthens SP qi, eliminate dampness, open appetite, promote would healing, generate breast milk