Black Bean
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ChineseNutrition.org:

Black Bean in TCM:

Explore the properties of Black Bean according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


Temperature: warm
Channels: KD
Flavors: sweet
Tonifies: blood, yin
Regulates: resolves water accumulations

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) black beans are known for their ability to tonify bood and yin. They also regulate water.

Most sources agree that they enter the Kidney. Like all legumes listed in the beans category the flavor of black beans is sweet, and they are considered to be warm in temperature.