August 23, 2017
Three appetizing fruits
Lemons are warm in nature and can stimulate appetite and relieve stagnancy, promote fluid production and quench thirst, clear summer heat, and stabilize pregnancy. It alleviates summer heat related symptoms such as lack of appetite and indigestion, and it can also moisten skin and improve discoloration on skin.
Kiwis are cold in nature and can clear heat and promote fluid production, strengthen the spleen, and promote diuresis. It alleviates lack of appetite, indigestion, nausea, and hemorrhoids.
Tangerines are cool in nature and can stimulate appetite, promote fluid production and quench thirst, regulate qi-flow and eliminate phlegm. It alleviates lack of appetite, indigestion and symptoms of hangover.
When you have tastelessness, usually you would think about having something sour and the sweetness of kiwi easily comes to mind. Lemon water is actually a good option as well. Lemon and tangerines are both citrus, and tangerine can also promote fluid production and quench thirst in addition to relieving dampness and heat in the digestive system. A lot of people think tangerines are damp-heat but they are actually not hot at all, but are cool in nature. If you have damp-heat related symptoms such as stomach discomfort, lack of appetite and dry mouth, you can definitely have some tangerines.