Water Stag Type – Food and Herbs Recommendation

A person who is water stag type (痰湿体质) often find his / her face oily. You will also notice that you might have phlegm at times. This is due to the liquid / water you consume has not been effectively converted into nutrients and it stored unnecessarily in your body.

Some food / herbs that a water stag type person can consume more are:

  1. Red bean
  2. Barley (from China, not from Holland)
  3. Rice (from China, known as 大米, not from Thailand)
  4. Garlic
  5. Onion
  6. Radish
  7. Ginger
  8. Chinese yam  (山药)
  9. Lotus seed

Food / herbs to avoid or consume less are:

  1. Oily food
  2. BBQ and grilled food
  3. Sweet food such as dessert

Additional Tips for Water Stag Type Person:

The best way to regulate your body back to the balanced state is to exercise moderately. And do bear in mind that after you exercise and perspire, do not take shower immediately. You should only take shower after you stop sweating.

Another tip for you is to eat slower and have more bits before you swallow your food. This will allow your digestive system to break down your food easier instead of worsen your condition.

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