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Latest Edit: Iva 2012-08-03 (EDT)

Foods that eliminate phlegm refers the energetic properties of food. Foods that are known to help eliminate phlegm and clear up respiratory passages include:

  • Nuts such as almond, walnuts
  • Fruits such as apples, grapefruit, orange, pear, persimmon, lemon, plantain
  • Vegetables such as asparagus, celery, daikon radish, garlic, mushrooms, olives, onion, radish, shiitake, mushroom, watercress
  • Seafood such as clams, shrimp, seaweed
  • Herbs such as licorice, marjoram, mustard leaf, mustard seed, oregano, black and white pepper, peppermint, thyme
  • Beverages such as tea