Wet breakfast to boost immunity (wei qi). Millet congee with spring onions, ginger and tamari with an egg.
Infusion of dried citrus peel, ginger, fennel seeds and organic raw honey
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
It is well known that foods can either cause harm or benefit. Chinese medicine has a sophisticated understanding of the effects of foods on our body. When food is consumed in higher quantities or very frequently it either becomes a therapy or a poison.
Following on from this article, we now examine how to use foods to enhance your immunity through building wei qi.
Brief lifestyle recommendations
Brief dietary therapy recommendations
A tea / infusion to support a weak digestion
Steep the following in a mug of boiled water...
Best consumed before meals.
Ginger warms the Stomach and protects the lungs from phlegm. Citrus peel helps to handle phlegm and keeps breathing open. Honey supports the aspect of digestion called transformation in Chinese medicine.
Coming up is an explanation why these lifestyle and dietary measures are so effective at boosting your immunity through supporting wei qi.
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