July 22, 2017
Major Heat Solar Term
This is the warmest time of the year and also a time when yang qi is the most active. During such hot weather, it would be good to eat foods that clear heat and dispel dampness to clear the summer heat from your body. Be careful not to over consume these types of food as it can also easily hurt your stomach and spleen, which can lead to prolonged fatigue and sleepiness. It is not suitable to eat too much tonic foods during this solar term and try to avoid chicken soup, fried and greasy dishes.
– Prevent heat strokes
– Nourish spleen and strengthen stomach
– Appropriately clear heat and dispel dampness
Suitable to consume appropriately: mung beans, lily bulbs, coix seeds, soy beans, bitter melons