January 30, 2014

Mung Bean Soup – Filipino Style (Munggo)

Mung BeansChinese herbal pharmacist, Li Shi Zhen, writes that mung beans are "highly recommended not only as a rich source of nutrients but also as medication.” The many benefits of mung beans include:
  • Clearing heat and toxins from the body
  • Balancing organs and skin
  • Tonifying Qi
  • Improve circulation in the 12 meridian channels throughout the body.
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February 29, 2012

Spiced Mung Bean Dish to Clear Heat & Warm Simultaneously

Mung Beans are a medicinal food.  They are cooling and can detoxify the body and reduce pathogenic heat contracted in the summertime.  Here we've added spicy-warm herbs to balance out the cool nature of the mung beans...


  • ∙ 2 cups organic wild blend brown rice
  • ∙ 2 cups of organic mung bean
  • ∙ 1 modest tablespoon each of powdered: turmeric, coriander, cumin, and ginger
  • ∙ 2 medium sized organic carrots, chopped
  • ∙ 2 medium sized pieces of burdock root, chopped
  • ∙ 1 turnip, chopped
  • ∙ ¼ tsp of salt
  • ∙ 9 cups of water (8 cups for mung bean & rice, 1 for vegetables)
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August 12, 2010

Mung Bean Pancakes

Mung beans clear heat (especially summer-heat) for thirst and irritibility and other symptoms of excess heat.  Mung beans also detoxify the body and can help clear out residues of pesticides stemming from eating too many non-organic foods.  The detoxification effects of mung beans can also treat the symptoms of food poisoning due to the consumption of spoiled food. Ingredients: 1 lb Dried Peeled Mung Beans 2 tsp Salt 1 cup of Chopped Shitake Mushrooms (optional) 1 cup of Chopped Scallions (optional) 1 lb Ground Beef or Pork or Chicken (optional) 1 cup of Kimchee (if you happened to have some for taste)

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