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    Wine in the Traditional Chinese Medicine

    emointhekitchen In many countries, is in the Christmas season people traditionally consume a mulled wine with fragrant spices. To make this article easier to read, you can prepare a cup of this warming beverage in the English style, according to Jamie Oliver. From the TCM point of view Wine is mentioned in The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine for the treatment of meridian blockages, fainting and tinnitus. It harmonizes blood and chi, it is a tonic for Yang and expels cold. Some Chinese medicinal remedies are more effective if taken along with alcohol instead of water. However, different types of wine have different effects. White wine represents the element of…

  • Grains and Legumes,  Recipes,  Winter

    Old Bohemian Christmas Table

    emointhekitchen We are all part of nature and we should live in accordance with its changes and norms. In winter, the Yin energy prevails and the days are short. This should be reflected in our rhythm of life. We should sleep and relax more. However, the end of the year brings increased tension, pre-Christmas preparations and worries. Despite all our efforts, we can’t avoid this rush. However, we can try to slow down at least. Christmas is a Christian feast associated with the birth of Christ but it is based on the pagan celebration of the solstice. Christmas customs, as well as traditional Christmas dishes, vary greatly from country to…

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