Butter
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ChineseNutrition.org:

Butter in TCM:

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


Temperature: warm
Channels: ST, SP
Flavors: sweet
Tonifies: yin
Regulates: circulates blood, disperses cold

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Butter is known for its ability to tonify yin. It also helps to disperse cold and regulate blood circulation.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Stomach and Spleen. The flavor of Butter is sweet, and it is considered to be warm in temperature.