The summer is the season of the heart and small intestine, according to the practitioners of Chinese medicine. They called it the fire season, when nature is ablaze with its many fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
The following foods and recipes can support and strengthen your heart and help you experience more of the blessings from the fourth chakra – greater capacity for courage, love, and a deeper awareness of who you are and what you want in life.
Try these foods and recipes. And enjoy the summer season all the more.
Grains that strengthen the heart and small intestine.
Beans for the heart and small intestine.
Red Bell Pepper
(Food list adapted from John Garvey, The Five Phases of Food)