Salted kumquats

Salted kumquats

Kumquat is excellent for moving qi in the chest and stomach, clearing stagnation that causes coughing, likely with some phlegm, and improving a poor appetite. Obviously these qualities make kumquats really good to have on hand with a respiratory pandemic going around – not as some miracle cure, but as a small balm for the 85% of those who catch it, but will be fortunate enough to weather their illness at home.

Eating for Digestive Health

Eating for Digestive Health

General Principles of Happy Digestion in CM: Warm and well-cooked dishes: think soups, porridge, oatmeal “Warm” here means two things, actually: the physical temperature a food is served at, and also its thermal nature. Things like ginger and garlic are warm-hot in nature, regardless of…