Cabbage (卷心菜 Juan xincai)
Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C. It also contains significant amounts of glutamine, an amino acid which has anti-inflammatory properties. Cabbage can also be included in dieting programs, as it is a low-calorie food.
In European folk medicine, cabbage leaves are used to treat acute inflammation.
Fresh cabbage juice has been shown to promote rapid healing of peptic ulcers.
TCM considers cabbage a "neutral" food that helps benefit the spleen and stomach, while relieving pain at the same time.
Cabbage and dried shrimps
Ingredients: cabbage (500g), dried shrimps (25g), ginger slices, green onions, yellow wine, salt, sesame oil, starch, sugar, soy sauce
1. Wash and chop cabbage into pieces. Immerse in boiling water and take out quickly.
2. Fry ginger and green onion with hot oil. Add dried shrimps and cabbage later and stir fry.
3. Add yellow wine, soy sauce, salt, sugar and starch water.
4. Add sesame oil last.
Benefits: Benefits spleen and stomach, reinforces kidney, and helps relieve peptic ulcer, chronic stomach inflammation and impotence.