Chicken breast, blueberry salad, olive oil/vinaigrette dressing, a glass of OJ and a multi-vitamin – beneficial for everyone, right? Not so much.
Take ancient Chinese medicine principals, develop In-Yang theory, develop Sa-Sang theory from In-Yang theory, and you have the “8 Constitutional Medicine”
that has been practiced since the 1800s, and became more widespread in 1962.
What does “8 Constitutional Medicine” mean?
Just as some birds eat grains whereas other birds eat worms… cows eat grass
because of their long intestines, and lions eat meat because of their large livers,
(according to Dr. Lee Jema and Dr. Kwon Dowon), there are 8 different body organ types within the human race. Our organs that constitute the body are not equally balanced in size, strength and power. And the foods that we consume can either: balance our organ equilibrium giving us optimum health, or weaken them creating illness and disease.
The 8 different body organ types are:
Pulmotonia – those born with strong lungs and a weak liver.
Pulmotonia’s are highly creative, inventive, and can be self centered.
They are explorers of a new world and love to discoverer new things.
Yes: All kinds of ocean fishes, shell fishes, green leafy vegetables, rice, barley, buckwheat, red bean, green beans, cucumber, eggplant, banana, strawberry, peach, cherry, persimmon, Vitamin E, cocoa/dark chocolate, ice, swimming, walking.
No: All kinds of meats, fresh water fishes, nuts, root vegetables, flour, pumpkins, peppers, garlic, mushrooms, black grapes, apples, pears, melons, coffee, sugar, MSG, soft drinks, ginseng, Vitamins A, B, C, D, aspirin, alkaline beverages,
hot baths, mountain hiking.
Colonotonia – hyperactive large intestines and a weak gallbladder.
Colonotonia’s are highly ambitious, have a strong will power, very intuitive
and are visionary. They are born to be leaders.
Yes: All kinds of ocean fishes, crab, clam, green leafy vegetables, cucumber, mustard, ginger, black pepper, rice, buckwheat, red bean, green beans, seaweed, strawberry, peach, cherry, persimmon, grapes, cocoa/dark chocolate, swimming, walking.
No: All kinds of meats, fresh water fishes, nuts, root vegetables, flour, pumpkins, garlic, mushrooms, black grapes, apples, pears, melons, coffee, sugar, MSG, soft drinks, ginseng, Vitamins A, C, D, E, aspirin, alkaline beverages, hot baths, mountain hiking.
Hepatonia – strong liver and weak lungs. Hepatonia’s are very bountiful
and generous, risk taking and assertive. Born to be entrepreneurs.
Yes: All kinds of meats, fresh water fishes, nuts root vegetables, rice, flour, soybeans, pumpkins, garlic, mushrooms, apples, pears, watermelon, coffee, milk,
Vitamins A, B, C, D, alkaline beverages, aspirin, hot baths, mountain hiking.
No: All kinds of ocean fishes, shell fishes, green leafty vegetables, raw cabbages, buckwheat, red bean, green beans, cucumber, eggplant, banana, strawberry, peach cherry, green grapes, persimmon, Vitamin E, cocoa/dark chocolate, ice, swimming.
Cholecystonia – hyperactive gallbladder and weak large intestine. Cholecystonia’s are very sociable and outgoing, emotionally sensitive. Prone to alcoholism.
Yes: All kinds of meat, rice, beans, wheat flour, Indian millet, tofu, squash, radishes, lotus root, peas, celery, mushrooms, garlic, chestnut, walnut, pears,
watermelon, milk, sugar, and Vitamins A, B, C, D, E.
No: All kinds of shell fish, mackerel, squid, nappa, mint, cauliflower, broccoli, eggplant, avocado, peaches, cherries, grapes, grapefruit, mangos, lemons, limes,
coconut, ginseng, chocolate, wine, liquor, IV Glucose.
Pancreotonia – hyperactive pancreas, weak kidney. Pancreotonia’s are highly impulsive, selfless and a devoted philanthropic, loves to eat gourmet foods. Born to be a sweetheart. Yes: Pork, beef, oyster, shrimp, lobster, crab, eel, egg, barley, white rice, flour, soybean, red bean, cabbage, radish, cucumber, carrot, persimmon, pear, melons, watermelon, strawberry, banana, ice, aloe vera, mushrooms, Vitamin E, hot baths.
No: Chicken, lamb, brown rice, sweet rice, potato, sesame oil, seaweed, hot pepper, curry, ginger, green onion, apple, orange, tangerine, lemon, lime, mango, tomato, ginseng, bee honey, date, digestive aide, Vitamin B group, cold bath, swimming.
Gastrotonia – strong stomach and weak bladder.
Gastrotonia’s are very ambiguous and enigmatic, physically strong and enduring.
Yes: Oyster, shrimp, crab, beef, pork, rice, barley, oats, red beans, cactus, peas, nappa, cucumber, broccoli, eggplant, persimmon, avocado, pears, melons,
pineapple, grapes, strawberries, banana, hot baths.
No: Chicken, goat, potatoes, curry, all onions, ginger, squash, seaweed, black pepper, mustard, cinnamon, lemons, limes, grapefruit, tangerines, apples, oranges, mangos, ginseng, honey, Vitamins A, B, D, penicillin, cigarettes, liquor, swimming.
Renotonia – strong kidney and a weak pancreas.
Renotonia’s are very athletic, meticulous and organized. Born to be bureaucrats.
Yes: Chicken, beef, potatoes, corn, peas, squash, sesame seed or oil, seaweed, curry, mustard, black pepper, cinnamon, lettuce, radishes, green onion, ginger, garlic, cauliflower, tomatoes, tangerines, oranges, apples, mangos, peaches,
lemons, limes, grapefruit, honey, ginseng, Vitamin B, swimming.
No: Pork, oysters, crab, shrimp, barley, wheat, flour, nuts, red beans, egg white, oats, mint, cucumbers, cactus, persimmons, coconut, avocado, melon, banana, mushrooms, broccoli, eggplant, celery, beer, ice, Vitamins A, D, E, sauna.
Vesicotonia – strong bladder and a weak stomach. Vesicotonia’s are very quiet and reserved, slow and meticulous. They are prone to chronic depression. Must eat very small amounts of foods, no more than 2 meals a day.
Yes: Chicken, goat, sesame seed or oil, potatoes, corn, spinach, radishes, ginger, green onions, corn, garlic, squash, mustard, black pepper, cinnamon, curry, tomatoes,
lemons, limes, grapefruit, apples, mangos, tangerines, honey,
ginseng, Vitamins A, B, C, D, acidic drinks, cold baths.
No: Oysters, clams, shrimp, crab, pork, all kinds of cold foods, nuts, oats, red beans, egg white, cucumber, cactus, mint, peas, broccoli, mushrooms, cauliflower, celery, eggplant, melon, banana, strawberries, coconut, avocado, beer, ice, liquor, Vitamin E, and sauna.
To find out your body organ type, visit an acupuncturist that uses
8 Constitutional Medicine.