Essential Understanding Body constitution differs from person to person; The curative effects and treatment also varies with each individual. No two individuals share identical body constitutions. Essential Understanding It is adjustable; Integrated approach required to achieve the desired outcome; Health preservation methods should adopt in accordance with one’s body constitution; Early intervention to alter biased body constitution recommended. Multi-facetted Interventions Exercise Emotions Drugs Lifestyle Yin-Deficiency: nourish the yin PhlegmDampness: Resolve phlegm and expel toxic Phlegm-heat: Clear Heat and Resolve dampness Yang-Deficiency: Nourish the yang energy Qi-Deficiency: Enhance the qi Allergy/Special: Strengthen the exterior , nourish the qi and blood Balanced: Strengthen the fundamental and maintain the balance Qi-Stagnation Activate qi and relieve depression Blood Stagnation: Activate blood and resolve stagnation Intervention/Prevention Measures From the causes of diseases Adjust the constitution against the pathological factors From pre-clinical stage Adjust the constitution against the disease From clinical stage Adjust the constitution against changes Balanced Body Constitution Physical characteristics Proportionate and strong Common manifestations glow facial color and complexion, sharp olfaction and vision, red and moist lips. sharp olfaction and vision, red and moist lips. Dynamic and energetic, cope well with heat and cold, able to sleep well and good appetite, normal bowel movement and urination, light pink tongue and thin white coating, smooth and regular pulse rate. Psychological characteristics Cheerful and easy-going. Psychological characteristics Rarely sick Adaptability to external environment Cope well with natural and social environment changes Balanced Body Constitution Lifestyle 1.Maintain a good balance between work and leisure, avoid staying up late. 2.Avoid catching cold and direct expose to cold and wind. Spiritual Stay positive and optimistic. Avoid negative thinking. Food and Diet Balanced consumption of food which contain different flavor. Avoid preference or being a picky eater. Avoid eating too hot or too cold foodstuff. Qi-Deficiency Body Constitution Physical Characteristics Absence of an athletic figure Soft-spoken and dislike talking; lassitude and self-perspiration; dizziness; pale lips and facial complexion; normal or loose stools or slight constipation; slight frequent urination; pale color tongue and weak pulse. Psychological Characteristics Introverted and unsteady emotion, dislike adventure; timid and coward. Disease likely to get contracted Low resistance to contract common cold and other illness; Weak ability to recover from illness. Qi-Deficiency Body Constitution Lifestyle Avoid catching cold and over-exertion. Spiritual Cultivate optimism and a broad outlook towards life and avoid anxieties. Dietary Recommendations 1、More consumption of warm and qi-enhancement food such as grains, glutinous rice, sweet potato, lotus, chicken, chestnut, prunes, gorgon fruit, Chinese yam, mushroom, pork, egg, bean products, Monkey head mushroom, lily and etc. 2、Prevent eating white carrots, garlics, coriander, lotus leaf, grapefruit, chrysanthemum, hawthorn, peppermint, kumquat and etc. 3、Raw and cooling stuff like water-melon, pear, bitter gourd, cucumber and iced drink to be strictly prohibited. 4、Avoid consumption of oily food to hurt the stomach energy. 5、Moderate consumption of warm drug and food such as cordyceps冬虫 夏草, walnut, mutton to enhance the body’s tolerance against cold. 6、Qi-enhancement herbs such as Dang Shen, Root of Pilose Asiabell党 参, Huang Qi黄芪Radix Astragali,, Bai Zhu白术Largehead Atractylodes Rhizome and Huang Jing黄精 Polygonatum sibiricum would be helpful to boost the constitution. Stewed Chicken with Huang Qi Ingredients ： Huang Qi 30g, I chicken and some seasoning Method：Clean the chicken and remove the internal organs. Place Huang Qi in the chicken stomach and stitched up. Put water, ginger, garlic and salt to stew the chicken until it is cooked. Effects：Nourish the lung and spleen qi. Wheat and Red Dates Porridge 【Ingredients】Wheat50g，grains50g，5 red dates，longan 15g，appropriate amount of white sugar. 【Method】Wash and clean the wheat and soaked it with hot water. Wash the grains, red dates and longan and put them in the wok and boil as porridge. Add sugar when it is ready to eat. 【How to eat】Eat when its hot, twice daily. 【Effects】Nourish the heart and promote better sleep. Ginseng and Read Dates Soup 【Ingredients】Ginseng10g，5 red dates 【Method】Slice the ginseng and wash the red dates.Place gingseng into the earthenware pot. Add water to soak for ½ day. After which add red dates to cook for approximately an hour. 【How to eat】 Reinforce both qi and blood. Suitable for those who are gravely deficient in qi and blood. 【Effects】 Inappropriate for Heat and Excess disease. Brewed Ox tripe with potato 【Ingredients】 Ox tripe 200g，purple potato 100g，spring onion 10g，sliced ginger 10g，salt 5g 【Method】 Clean the ox tripe and remove the fascia . Put it in the pot and cook for 90 minutes and took it out and cut into pieces. Cut the potato into big pieces and slice the spring onion. Put some oil in the pot ajd fried the sliced ginger. Add ox tripe and potato and water to cook for 30 minutes. Add salt to taste and serve. 【Effects】 Ox trip nourished the stomach and spleen; potato is rich is carbohydrate and helps to promote the digestion. QiongYu Paste 【Ingrents】Ginseng 人参50g， Fuling茯苓 200g，Shengdi生地 200g, appropriate amount of honey. 【Method】 Put the ginger, Fuling and Shengdi and water in the pot and boil with strong fire. Turned to small fire when boiled to boil and extract the juice. Boil it repeatedly thrice and mixed the juice together. Add honey and mix evenly to boil. Store in bottle when cold. 【How to eat】 Take one tablespoon a day with warm water. 【Effects】 Nourish the body’s qi and yin; beauty and longevity. Physical Exercises Taijiquan, Taiji Sword, Baduanjin八段锦, Briskwalking, mild dancing, strolling. Gradual practice is recommended and overexertion should be prohibited. Health Drink To Improve Qi-Deficiency • Huangqi 10g, American Ginseng 5g, 、 Orange peel 2g. Put all to boil with 500ml of water. • Switch to small fire to boil for 15 minutes. • Place the ingredients into vacuum cup to drink regularly. Continue to add to hot water to soak the ingredients and drink 30 minutes later. Drink daily. Yang-Deficiency Body Constitution Physical Characteristics Flabby muscle and slightly obese Common Manifestations Aversion to cold and cold limbs. Lassitude and prefer hot drinks and food. Fatigue. Pale fatty tongue with teeth-mark at tongue edge. Slippery tongue coating and deep pulse. Pale lips and scattered hair. Perspire easily. Loose stools and large volume of urine. Psychological Characteristics Quiet and introverted. Yang-Deficiency Body Constitution Diseases likely to be Often contract cold contracted diseases, phlegm, bloated and swelling, diarrhea, impotence and premature ejaculation. Adaptability to external environment Intolerant to cold. Prone to contract damp diseases. Yang-Deficiency Constitution Lifestyle Avoid direct contact with cold environment. Pay special attention to keep the lumbar area and lower limbs warm. Avoid long-time working in a damp and cold environment.Excessive exertion is not recommended as it will hurt the yang energy. Spiritual Avoid misery thoughts and sadness. Good to listen to roused and excited music to arouse positive emotions. Dietary Recommendations 1、More consumption of warm and qi-enhancement food such as grains, glutinous rice, sweet potato, lotus, chicken, chestnut, prunes, gorgon fruit, Chinese yam, mushroom, pork, egg, bean products, Monkey head mushroom, lily and etc. 2、Prevent eating white carrots, garlics, coriander, lotus leaf, grapefruit, chrysanthemum, hawkthorn, peppermint, kumquat and etc. 3、Raw and cooling stuff like water-melon, pear, bitter gourd, cucumber and iced drink to be strictly prohibited. 4、Avoid consumption of oily food to hurt the stomach energy. 5、Moderate consumption of warm drug and food such as cortycepts, walnut, mutton and etc to enhance tolerance against cold. 6、Qi-enhancement food tend to cause stomach qi stagnation. Desirable to combine eating with Chen Pi,Sha Ren to promote the flow of qi. . 7、Commonly used Chinese herbs：Ginseng, Dang Sheng, Huang Qi, Bai Zhu, Huang Jing and etc. Yang-Deficiency Body Constitution Physical Characteristics Flabby muscle and slightly obese Common Manifestations Aversion to cold and cold limbs. Lassitude and prefer hot drinks and food. Fatigue. Pale fatty tongue with teeth-mark at tongue edge. Slippery tongue coating and deep pulse. Pale lips and scattered hair. Perspire easily. Loose stools and large volume of urine. Psychological Characteristics Quiet and introverted. Yang-Deficiency Constitution Lifestyle Avoid direct contact with cold environment. Pay special attention to keep the lumbar area and lower limbs warm. Avoid long-time working in a damp and cold environment. Excessive exertion is not recommended as it will hurt the yang energy. Spiritual Avoid misery thoughts and sadness. Good to listen to roused and excited music to arouse positive emotions. Food Therapy for Yang-Deficiency Constitution 1. The general guideline is to warm and enhance the yang energy of the kidney and spleen. The kidney yang is also the fundamental of the whole body’s yang energy. 2. Recommended to consume more yang-energy strengthening food such as mutton, pot belly, chicken, pigeon meat, eel, walnut, chestnut, ginger,leek,fennel and etc. 3. Refrain from taking raw, cold, sticky and greasy food to avoid hurting the spleen and stomach energy. Consumption of water-melon, pear, bitter gourd, cucumber and iced drinks also not recommended during hot weather. Fresh shrimps with Chives 【Ingredients】 Chives 250g，fresh shrimps 400g， appropriate amount of salt, spring onion, ginger, yellow wine and vegetable oil. 【Methods】 clean the chives and slice it. Wash and clean the shell shrimps, slice the spring onion. Mince the ginger and put aside. Heat the wok with vegetable oil and fry the spring onion, then add shrimps and chives and shower some amount of yellow wine. Continue to stir fry till the shrimps cooked. Ready to serve. 【Effects】Strengthen the kidney yang and enhance the body’s yang energy. Walnut Porridge 【Ingredients】Walnut 50g，rice 100g。 【Method】Slice walnut into small pieces. Wash the rice, add water and cook till boiled. Changed to small fire and add walnut and boiled briefly. 【Effects】 Strength kidney’s essence, warm the lung and relieve asthma. Danggui Ginger Mutton Soup 【Ingrients】Danggui( Angelica sinensis) 20g， ginger 30g，mutton 500g，moderate amount of yellow wine and salt. 【Method】Clean danggui and ginger and soak with water to soften it and slice them. Remove the anadesma of the mutton and heat it with hot water to get rid of the blood water. Take it out and then slice it. Put danggui, ginger and mutton into the pot, add water, yellow wine and salt to boil with strong fire, then use small fire to boil until the mutton became tender. Remove danggui and ginger during serving. 【Effects】 Warm the stomach and nourish blood, expel cold and relieve pain. Mutton Chop with Lettuce 【Ingredients】 Mutton 300g，lettuce 400g， ginger paste, chopped onion, mashed garlic, starch soup 40ml, cornstarch 20g，cooking wine 15ml, salt 5g, moderate amount of oil and pepper. 【Method】Clean and slice the mutton and lettuce. Mix the starch soup, oil and pepper into cornstarch. Heat the pot with oil and quickly oil the mutton and remove. Fry the lettuce and put in plate. Heat the pot with oil again and add ginger paste, chopped onion, mutton and mashed garlic, then add cooking oil and stir with the prepared cornstarch soup and place them on top of the lettuce. 【Effects】 Lettuce has calming effects and helps to relieve tension and improve insomnia. Suitable for regular consumption by males. Health Drink Formula ①Daily drinking of 10g red tea and not more than 1200 ml daily. ②Longan Tea∶Longan 10g, 2-3 red dates, 2 slices of ginger,moderate amount of red sugar. Boil and drink. ③Physical Strengthening Tea：Korean Ginseng2g and 1 cordyceps boil as tea and eat the ginger and cordyceps. Physical Exercises Slow running and walking, Taijiquan to activate and stimulate the flow of yang qi. Yin Deficiency Body Constitution Physical and Psychological Characteristics: Warm palms and soles, dry mouth and prefer cold drinks, dry stools, dry skin, dizziness, insomnia, tinnitus and scanty urine, thready pulse. Outgoing, extroverted and short-tempered. Health Preservation • Suitable to stay in damn environment; • Ensure sufficient sleep to preserve yin energy • Avoid anxiety and drastic exercises. • Maintain a stable mind Huang Jing Porridge 【Ingredients】Huang Jing 50g， rice100g. 【Method】Clean and soak Huang Jing with clear water then cut into pieces. Wash the rice and add huang jing to cook in the pot. Turn to small fire when it is boilded. 【Effects】 This dish has the effects tonifying deficiencies and enhance qi and yin. Not recommended for those who are suffering spleen deficiency, damp cough, cold stomach and loose stools. Lily Bulb and Egg Yolk Soup 【Ingredients】7 lily bulb, 1 egg yolk and moderate sum of white sugar. 【Method】Soak the lily bulb overnight and remove the water. Add water and put into pot. Turn small fire when it is boiled and cook for ½ hour. Add egg yolk to stir until it is boiled. Add white sugar or rock sugar to eat. 【Effects】 Nourishing yin and the lung, calming the mind and heart. Huang Jing Braised Lean Pork 【Ingredients】Huang Jing30~60g，Lean Pork100~150g 【Method】Clean the pork and slice it . Place together with Huang Jing to braise. 【Effects 】 Nourishing and strengthening the kidney and spleen; Enhancing qi and depressing blood-fat. Health Drink Formula ①Tomato Drink：Mix 250ml of tomato juice with sugar twice daily, once in the morning and once in the evening. ②American Ginseng Tea：American Ginseng6g slice into pieces and boil with hot water for 20 minutes. Add hot water to drink repeatedly. ③Chrysanthemum Tea： 10g each of Chrysanthemum , Jue Ming and Gou Qi Zi and soak with boiling water for 20 minutes. Add water to drink repeatedly. ④Jue Ming Zi brasied with pear：Jue Ming Zi 20g,1 pear and 20g of rock sugar.Cut the pear into small chunks and soak Jue Ming Zi with hot water.Add pear slice and sugar into Jue Ming Zi water. Add pear slice and rock sugar into Jue Ming Zi water for repeated drinking. Finish drinking within a day. Physical Exercises Taijiquan, Taijjian, Yoga, Qigong and etc. Strong and hectic and excessive perspiration activities are not recommended. Characteristics of Phlegm-Damp Constitution ①Physical Characteristics：Obese with flabby tummy. ②Common Manifestations： Oily facial complexion, sticky perspiration, chest distension and abundant phlegm. Dull yellow facial complexion, puffy eyes and easily fatigue. Enlarged tongue and white sticky tongue coating. Heavy body and slippery pulse. Normal or loose stool. ③ Psychological characteristics: Mild tempered and steady, humble and tolerant. ④ Vulnerable diseases：Prone to contract diabetic, strokes and heart diseases. ⑤Adaptability to external environment：Low adaptation to damp environment. Barley Drink 【Ingredients】He Ye 10g，Fried Barley 30克。 【Method】Add water to boil. 【Effects】Promote fluid and dissolve dampness, dissolve phlegm and reduce fats. Black Fungus with Bean-curd 【Ingredients】Bean-curd 200g，black fungus 25g，cooking oil 25g，soup 200g， salt 4g，damp starch powder湿淀粉15g， aljinomoto 1g。 【Method】Soak and wash the black fungus. Cut bean-curd into cubes and add water to boil. Drain the water when boiled. Heat the wok with oil and fry the black fungus, add the salt and soup. Add starch when boiled and pour in the bean-curd. 【Effects】Activate blood and reduce fats. Medicinal Concoctions/Herbs for Damp-Heat Body Constitution Strengthen the spleen and alleviate dampness, dissolve phlegm and remove toxic. Common concoctions: Shen Ling Bai Zhu san,San Zi Yang Qin Tang、Si Jun Zi Tang、Yi Gong San、Liu Jun Zi Tangand etc. Frequently used drugs are Fa Ban Xia,Cang Zhu, Zhi shi, Bai Dou Kou,Chen Pi, Bai Zhu、Fu Ling, Shan Yao, Bian Dou, Sha Ren, Lian Zi Rou, Bai Jie Zi, Lai Fu Zi, Fo Shou and etc. Physical Exercises 1、Slow walking and running, badminton, swimming, martial art and dance. Advisable to do it gradually. 2、This body constitution is recommended to enhance the body’s metabolism process. A longer time of oxygen activities is recommended. 3、Swimming is recommended for the obese. Health Drink for Damp-Phlegm Body Constitutions ①Remove toxic and reduce fats tea利浊消脂茶：Ze Xie 10g，He Ye 10g，Chen Pi 3g。Boil Ze Xie with water for 20 minutes, Use the extract to boil with He Ye and Chen Pi. Can be boiled for 3-5 times daily and finish drinking it within a day. ②Xiang He Tea香荷茶：Hua Xiang5g，Bo He5g，moderate amount of red sugar.Boil Huo Xiang and Bo He with 2 bowls of water. Add sugar when heated and use small fire to boil for 5 minute.. Remove the dregs to drink. Characteristics of Damp-Heat Body Constitution ①Physical Characteristics：Can be fat or skinny. ②Common clinical manifestations：Oily complexion, acne, dry mouth, heavy body, lassitude, bloody eyes, dry stools, yellowish urine, wet and damp groin area for males and increased vagina charge for females. Slippery and speedy pulse. ③Psychological Characteristics：Quick-tempered and easily irritated. ④Vulnerable to contract：Skin diseases, jaundice and heat diseases. ⑤Adaptability to external environment：Poor adaptation to damp and high temperature climate. Healthcare Plan for Damp-Heat Body Constitution Lifestyle Avoid over-fatigue and burning midnight oil. Ensure smooth bowel and urinary movements. Regular cleaning and bathing and avoid incidence of skin diseases. Spiritual Regulate emotions and stay positive. Food Therapy for Damp-Heat Body Constitution 1. Advisable to consume less warm and spicy foodstuff. 2. Recommended to consume alleviate heat and dampness foodstuff such as barley, lotus, Fu Ling,red beans, green beans, winter melon, bitter gourd, cucumber, cabbage,towel gourd丝瓜cellery, carb鲫鱼, duck meat and etc 3. Quit smoking and controlled wine drinking. Avoid eating mutton, beef, deer meat, chilli, ginger, onion and garlic. 4. Take less honey, sugar, red dates and other sweet stuff. Fried and roast stuff, sweet and sticky stuff, hot pot also not recommended. Water Chestnut and Jelly Fish head Soup雪羹汤 【Ingredients】 Water chestnut ( with skin) 360g，jelly fish head 120g. 【Method】Soak and clean the fish head jelly thoroughly to remove the salt. Then cook it with water chestnut as soup. 【Effects】 Nourishing the yin and alleviate dryness, cleanse the lung to resolve phlegm. Frog cooked with winter melon 【Ingredients 】 Winter melon 900g，frog 600g， 1 slice of ginger，mushroom 25g. 【Method】 Wash and clean the winter melon , remove the seeds and cut into thick cubes.Clean and chop the frog into pieces and marinate it with small amount of ginger juice for 10 minutes. Remove the mushroom stem and soak it till soft. Use appropriate amount of water to cook till boiled and add winter melon cubes, frog and ginger. Cook all the stuff until boiled then use small fire to cook 40 minutes. Add mushroom to cook for another 15 minutes. Add salt to taste. 【Effects】 Frog has the effects of clearing heat and purge fire, remove toxic and nourish yin. Winter melon has the effects of clearing heat and inducing diuresis. Medicinal Therapy for damp-heat constitution： Identify dampness and toxic, clear hidden fire. Representative concoction are Xie Huang San, Xie Qing Wan, San Ren Tang, Gan Lu Xiao Du Dan and etc. Frequently used drugs are Huo Xiang, Shan Zhi,Shi Gao, Yin Chen, Long Dan Cao, Ze Xie, Fu Ling, Fang Feng, Dang Gui, Da Huang and etc. Exercises and Physical Activities Suitable to adopt vigorous exercises such as moderate running, swimming, mountain climbing, ball games, martial art and etc. Foot Bath Formula for Damp-Heat Constitution “Clearing Heat and Expelling Dampness Formula清热祛湿方”: （Ze Xie 30g，Yin Chen 30g，Fu Ling 50g，Mu Gua 50g，Huang Bai 30g，Huang Qin 30g） Health Drink for Damp-Heat Constitution ① Huo Xiang Sugar Tea：Huo Xiang l0g，Qing Hao 5g.Put Huo Xiang and Qing Hao into the pot and add 300 ml water. Add rock sugar after boiling and cover tightly for about 5 minutes. Can add water for repeated boiling. Add moderate amount of rock sugar if taste bitter. ②Expel Dampness and Clearing Heat Tea：Lotus Leaf 15g，wild chrysanthemum 5g，Zhu Ye Xin 5g. Add 300 ml of water to boil. Cover it for 5 minutes after boiling. Add water for repeated drinking anytime. ③Pei Lan Xia Ku Tea：Pei Lan 15g，Xia Ku Cao 5g. Boil Pei Lan and Xia Ku Cao with 300 ml of water. After boiling add sugar and cover it for a few minutes. Drink it as tea as and when. Healthcare plan for Blood Stasis Body Constitution ①Physical Characteristics ：Mostly skinny people. ②Common Manifestations：Dark and dull facial complexion. Pigmentation and prone to contract pains. Dark lip colors and sublingual varices. Dysmennorrhea ( Menstruation Clamp), hair loss and dark eyes area. Dark menstruation color or bleeding. ③Psychological Characteristics：Easily irritated, shorttempered and forgetful. ④ Diseases vulnerable to contract：Bleeding, lumps, strokes and chest pain. ⑤ Adaptability to external environment：Intolerable to wind and cold. Healthcare plan for Blood Stasis Body Constitution Lifestyle Regular work and rest. Ensure adequate sleep and avoid stagnation of qi and blood. Spiritual Maintain a pleasant mood and stay positive. Diet Therapy 1. Advisable to consume food which will promote active blood blow and dissolve stasis. Moderation drinking of red wine, yellow wine or white wine help to promote blood circulation. 2. Corn, black beans, yellow beans, mushroom, eggplant, onion, garlic, carrots, ginger,Chinese parsley, bamboo shoots, hawkthron, grapefruit, red sugar and etc and helpful food. 3. Avoid eating cold and frozen stuff. Hong Hua Wine 【Ingredients】 Hong Hua Crocus sativus 100g， 400ml of 40 degree white wine. 【Method】Put Hong Hua into narrow top bottle and add white whine to soak for 1 week. Shake it once every day. 【Drinking 】10~20ml every time and twice a day. 【Effects】Activate blood and dissolve stasis. 【Application】Suitable for menstruation clamp caused by blood stagnation. 【Caution】Not appropriate to be consumed by pregnant people. San Qi Shou Wu Porridge 【Ingredients】San Qi(Panax pseudo-ginseng) 5g， He Shou Wu (Fallopia multiflora) 30~60g，rice 100g， 2 red dates and moderate amount of white sugar. 【Method】Wash and clean San Qi and He Shou Wu and cook in a casserole with water to extract thick jucie. Cook rice, red dates and white sugar with water as diluted porridge. Then mix the rice San Qi Shou Wu juice evenly boil with small fire. Turn off fire when the porridge juice became thicker and cover it for 5 minutes before eating. Can be taken as breakfast and dinner. 【Effects】 Supplement the kidney and nourish the liver, tonify and activate blood, lower blood fats and anti-ageing. Appropriate to take for elderly high cholestrol, harden blood stream, dry stools and premature white hair and nervous breakdown. Dan Shen Fo Shou Tang 【Ingredients】 5 pieces of walnut meant, Fo Shou Pian 6g, white sugar 50g, Dan Shen 15g. 【Method】Cook Dan Shen and Fo Shou with water. Grind white sugar and walnut meat into paste. Put the paste into the Dan Shen Fo Shou soup and use small fire to boil for 10 minutes. Take the soup twice a day and continue to drink for a few days. 【Effects】 Dan Shen is cold and slightly bitter and has the effects of active blood flow and dissolve stasis. Fo Shou is warm and taste pungent, bitter and sour. Fo Shou has the effects of harmonize the stomach and regulate qi and stop vomiting. Walnut meat is warm and sweet and has the effects of enhancing the kidney, warming the lung and regulating the large intestine. Combining all the ingredients to achieve the effects of sooth the liver and alleviate stagnation, calming the mind and spirit. Physical Exercises Qigong, Taijiquan, various types of dancing, walking and aerobics. If any of the following conditions emerges, one should stop the exercise immediately and go to the hospital for check-up: • Chest pain or breathing difficulties, dizzy and headache, severe limbs pain, painful foot joints, knees joints and hip joints, moving difficulty and visibly speedy pulse beat. Health Drink for Q-Stagnation Body Constitution ①Hawthorn Drink：Hawthorn 5g，moderate amount of red sugar. Boil hawthorn with water for 3-5 minutes and drink it as tea. ②San Qi Flower Tea：San Qi Flower 5g， chrysanthemum 5g，green tea 1g.Put San Qi Flower, chrysanthemum and green tea together and add boiling water to soak for 10 minutes before drinking. The material can be repeatedly to boil and drink for 3-5 times daily. ③Hawthorn and Malt Drink：Hawthorn 5g，raw malt 10g, Tai Zi Shen 10g. Boil hawthorn, malt and Tai Zi Shen and soak for 15 minutes to drink as tea. ④Yi Mu Cao Tea：Yi Mu Cao 30g,longan 10g,red dates 5g and moderate amount of red sugar.Boil Yi Mu Cao for 15 minutes and pour the juice in the cup with longan and red dates. Cover for 10 minutes before drinking. Qi-Stagnation Body Constitution ①Physical Characteristics：Mostly skinny. ②Common Manifestations： Introverted and emotional. Low ability to cope with mental stimulations. Often felt depressed and in low spirits. Chest distension or pain and felt better after sighing. Felt throat often choked or bloated around the breast. Unable to sleep well and poor appetite. Palpitation and absent-minded. Dry stool and normal urine. Lots of phlegm. Light pink tongue and thin white coating. Wiry and fine pulse. ③Psychological Characteristics：Depressed and sensitive. ④Diseases vulnerable to contract ：Depression, insomnia, palpitation and etc. ⑤Adaptability to external environment: Dislike rainy weather and low ability to respond with mental stimulations. Healthcare Plan for Qi-Stagnation Body Constitution Lifestyle Dress comfortably. Escalate social interaction and outdoor activities. Regular appreciation of comedy and listen to light music. Spiritual Avoid being paranoid and stubborn. Learn to be open and amiable. Qi-Stagnant Health Care 1. Recommended to consume more regulate qi and alleviate stagnation foodstuff in order to adjust and improvise the functions of the spleen and stomach. 2. Advisable to eat wheat, buckwheat荞 麦 ,oats, maize高粱,garlic, mushroom, fermented soya beans, oranges, carrots, onion, chrysanthemum, rose, grapefruit and etc. Rose Soup 【Ingredients】Tender roses 30 and moderate sum of red sugar. 【Method】Clean the rose and place in the claypot together with water to boil. Add red sugar to taste. 【Effects】 Regulate qi and alleviate stagnation.Appropriate to regulate liver stagnation and irregular menstration. Mustard Leaf and Suan Zao Ren Powder 【Ingredients】 Mustard leaf 20g，Suan Zao Ren (Spina Date Seed) 20g，Yuan Zhi 10g (Polygala). 【Method】 Fry and half-cook the above 3 stuff and grind as fine powder. 【Application】 Drink it before sleep. 10-15 days as a course of treatment. 【Effects】 Stabilize the spirit and relieve anxiety. Fermented Soya Beans Chayote佛手瓜 【Ingredients】 Chayote200克， fermented soya beans20g，red pepper 10 slices, salt 5g,aginomoto 3g. 【Method】Remove the skin of chayote and cut into thin slices. Wash the fermented soya beans. Heat the wok and add water to boil. Place the chayote to cook and remove when boiled. Heat the wok with oil and add red pepper slice, fermented soy sauce and chayote. Add salt and aginomoto to taste. 【Effects】 Chayote is especially effective for infertility (both males and females) arising from poor nourishment. It also helps to enhance the reduced sexual functions of males. Regular consumption also helps to improve and enhance brainpower. Exercise for the Allegic Type Rule of thumb is strengthening the body constitutions gradually such as slow running, strolling, yoga, taijiquan and etc. Avoid over-exertion and excessive exposure to adverse environment. Health Drink Shen Qi Drink：Huang Qi 10g, American ginseng 5g, Ju Pi 2g. Boil 500 ml of water and turn to small flame to boil for 15 minutes. Place the boiled stuff into thermos cup to keep warm. Add hot water for repeated drinking.