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

Foods that tonify the spleen refers the energetic properties of food. A poorly functioning spleen can affect one's digestion. Foods that help to tonify the spleen include:

  • Fruits such as apples, cherries, dates, lotus fruit, seed and root, pineapples
  • Vegetables such as carrots, cucumbers, chick peas, garlic, leeks, onions, parsnips, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash, sweet potato, turnip, yams
  • Beans such as blackbeans, green beans
  • Grains such as millet, oats, rice
  • Seafood such as anchovy, halibut, mackerel, mullet, perch, tuna, white fish
  • Meats such as beef, chicken, ham, lamb, turkey
  • Sweeteners such as brown sugar, raw honey, royal jelly
  • Dairy such as butter
  • Herbs such as caraway seeds, cinnamon, dill