Rice, sweet


Rice, sweet in TCM:

Explore the properties of Rice, sweet according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: warm

Channels: LU, ST, SP

Flavors: sweet
Tonifies: qi, blood

Special Properties:
circulates blood, disperses cold

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Sweet Rice is known for its ability to strengthen qi and blood of the spleen and stomach. The flavor of rice is sweet, and it is considered to be neutral in temperature.

Sweet rice contains more proteins than other rice. It is easy to digest, particularly when made into "Mochi". However, use caution with phlegm and mucus because sweet rice may worsen these conditions. Sweet rice should also be avoided in cases of deficient digestive fire (watery stools, mucus in stools, and signs of coldness).