- malted grain beverages.
- root vegetables including sweet potato and taro.
- pumpkin and other squash.
- miso soup.
- orange peels.
How do you fix a spleen qi deficiency?
Similarly, CM has always recommended dietary therapy for weak digestion. For example, to strengthen Spleen Qi, CM would suggest eliminating hard-to-digest foods (in particular raw or cold foods that can induce Dampness and Phlegm) while simultaneously eating more foods that tonify the Spleen.
What can cause low spleen qi?
Spleen Qi Deficiency is caused by overexertion, poor dietary habits, and/or emotional imbalances. Irregular eating,155 consuming cold or raw foods and drinks, skipping meals, not eating enough, or overeating all weaken Spleen Qi. Overthinking, worrying, or feeling anxious can lead to mental strain and harm Spleen Qi.
What foods block qi?
A diet for a spleen qi deficiency calls for the avoidance of certain foods. You shouldn’t eat a lot of sugar or salt, and you should avoid coffee, milk, cheese and other dairy products, seaweed, citrus fruits and juices, tofu, salads, salt, millet and undercooked grains.