November 19, 2018
扇貝／瑤柱 — 性平，具滋陰補腎、調胃和中的作用，尤其適合脾腎陽虛的夜尿頻多者食用。
蝦 — 性溫，具補腎、壯陽及通乳作用，適合腎陽不足、男性不育、性功能減退、腎虧腰腳痿弱者食用。
韭菜 — 性溫，具溫腎助陽、健胃暖中及散瘀活血功效，適合寒性體質、陽虛怕冷、腰膝痠軟、男子陽事衰弱、尿頻者食用。
山藥／淮山 — 性平，具補腎精、健脾胃、補肺氣功效，適合肺腎兩虛的慢性咳喘、氣短哮鳴、遺精盜汗、夜尿頻多者食用。
核桃 — 性溫，具補腎固精、溫肺定喘、益氣養血、補腦益智、潤腸通便功效，適合中老年人腎虧以致小便頻繁、腰脊酸痛、頭暈耳鳴者食用。
Five ingredients to nourish the kidneys for men
The kidneys and your lower back are closely related. The lower back is also a main transport centre for the nervous system. Healthy kidneys can ensure functional urinary system, reproduction, and overall health of nervous system.
Aside from innate issues, poor lifestyle habits with high stress, inadequate sleep, frequent late nights, fatigue, consumption of oily and fried foods, smoking and drinking all can lead to asthenic kidneys. To have a healthy spleen, aside from eating black coloured ingredients, try these 5 things too.
Dried scallops- mild in nature, can nourish yin and replenish the kidneys. Suitable for those with asthenic yang, spleen and kidneys and those with frequent night urination.
Shrimp- warm in nature, can replenish the kidneys and promote breast milk production. Suitable of inadequate kidney yang, male fertility issues, reduction in sexual functions, and those with weak lower back and legs.
Chives- warm in nature, can warm the kidneys and nourish yang, strengthen the stomach and warm the core, relieve bruising and promote blood circulation. Suitable for those with cold related body types, asthenic yang and aversion to cold, weak knees and lower back, men with, frequent night urination.
Chinese yam- mild in nature, can replenish the kidneys, strengthen the spleen and stomach, and replenish lung qi. Suitable for those with asthenic lungs and kidneys and chronic cough, shortness of breath and wheezing, night sweats, and frequent night urination.