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Corn With Chives

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How to Make Corn with Chives

SERVINGS: 3
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 10 MINUTES

PREPARATION OF THIS HEALTHY RECIPE

Melt the butter in the saucepan. Add remaining ingredients and sautee lightly.

How Does This Ayurvedic Recipe Improve Wellness?

CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW

Corn is Kapha pacifying.

WHAT IS CORN WITH CHIVES?

Warm corn melts with pungent chives for a savory finish!

AYURVEDA'S GUIDE TO VITALITY & WHOLESOME NOURISHMENT

Your Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body and your specific imbalances. With an Ayurvedic diet you feel joy and satisfaction because what you are eating truly nourishes and balances you. Disease results from diets and lifestyles that are incompatible with your nature. By eating a personalized diet matched to your body, you experience optimal health. See How it Works.

Is Corn with Chives Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?

Find out by taking this free, easy quiz. You'll learn your body type, and whether 'Corn with Chives' is a good fit. Complete the basic quiz in 1 minute, or go deeper with additional quizzes at your own leisure to learn more about your body.
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INCREASES
Guna Help

Increases These Biocharacteristics (Gunas)

Functional Ayurveda helps you assess imbalances through 20 main biocharacteristics (gunas). Aggravating these characteristics weakens your body and causes imbalance. By knowing which characteristics are habitually imbalanced in your body, you will be able to identify and correct imbalances before you get sick. Every characteristic has an opposite which balances it (i.e. hot balances cold). You restore balance by favoring diet and lifestyle choices that increase the opposite characteristic.

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HOT

ABOUT HOT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Hot is identified by increased body temperature, metabolism, or inflammation.

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DRY

ABOUT DRY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Dry is identified by lack of moisture, lack of fat, or anything that causes diuresis.

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DIFFICULT

ABOUT DIFFICULT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Difficult refers to anything that is difficult to digest, or takes a long time to digest.

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DOSHAS
Dosha Help

The Three Doshas / Body Types

According to the biocharacteristic theory of medicine, people tend to get sick, over and over again, due to habitual causes and imbalances that are unique to the person. Your body type summarizes this tendency, showing you the 'type' of conditions and imbalances that frequently challenge your health & wellness. Using body type, you can also identify remedies likely to improve your strength and resiliency. Your body type identifies physical and mental characteristics as well as your personal strengths and weaknesses. The calculation of your body type is based on your medical history.

The 3 functional body types (doshas), are Catabolic (Vata), Metabolic (Pitta), and Anabolic (Kapha). Catabolic individuals tend to break down body mass into energy. They are easily stimulated, hyperactive, underweight and dry. Metabolic individuals tend to burn or use energy. They tend to be rosy-cheeked, easily irritated, focused, driven, and easily inflamed. Anabolic individuals tend to store energy as body mass. If they store too much energy, they could gain weight easily and have congestion. Anabolic people tend to be stable and grounded.

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PACIFIES
Kapha pacifying Vata pacifying
AGGRAVATES
Pitta aggravating
HAS THE FOLLOWING
Subtaste:
Aromatic

STRONG AROMATIC

Herbs or spices with volatile essential oils that present strong aromas. Aromatic oils shock, refresh and numb tissue, with the end result of relaxing, opening and clearing stagnant fluids in tissues.

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HERBAL ACTIONS
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Medicinal Benefits, Uses & Herbal Actions of Corn with Chives
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Experiences are Personal
Experiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.

Digestive

DIGESTIVE

Herbs that encourage healthy digestion.

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Satisfies Stomach

SATISFIES-STOMACH

Provides a sense of gratification and fullness in the stomach.

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Nutritive

NUTRITIVE

An herb that is strengthening and nourishing.

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Diaphoretic

DIAPHORETIC

An herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.

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Flushes Sinuses

FLUSHES-SINUSES

An herb that relieves sinus congestion by flushing out mucus.

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Cardiac Stimulant

CARDIAC-STIMULANT

Herbs that increase the heart rate. Useful in cardiovascular health, blood stagnation, and subjective feeling of heaviness in the chest area.

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Diuretic

DIURETIC

Herbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.

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Constituents:
Aromatase Inhibitor

AROMATASE-INHIBITOR

Blocks estrogen synthesis by inhibiting conversion of progesterone and testosterone into estrogen.

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Phytates

PHYTATES

Phytates prevent absorption of nutrients. They are commonly found in all seeds, including nuts, grains, and beans. Sprouting greatly reduces phytate content, as well as long, slow cooking with vinegar.

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Nitric Oxide

NITRIC-OXIDE

Improves circulation by dilating blood vessels. Protects blood vessels from damage. Improves athletic performance, libido, immunity, and brain health.

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Saponins

SAPONINS

Can be used to make soap. Saponins stimulate mucus membrane secretion, liquefying mucus for easy removal (expectorant).

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, Melatonin, Carbohydrate, Vitamin D

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Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic

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Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Digestive

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Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses

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Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Digestive

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Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant

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Mustard Seed

Mustard Seed has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic

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Black Pepper

Black Pepper has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant, Flushes-sinuses

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Spanish Black Radish

Spanish Black Radish has these Actions in Common

Diuretic, Cardiac-stimulant, Flushes-sinuses, Diaphoretic

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Celery Seed

Celery Seed has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic

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Nigella (black cumin)

Nigella (black cumin) has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Digestive

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Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant, Flushes-sinuses, Diaphoretic

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Pennyroyal

Pennyroyal has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic, Cardiac-stimulant

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Elecampane has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic

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Hot Foot Soak

Hot Foot Soak has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Cardiac-stimulant

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Mustard Poultice has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses

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Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea

Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic

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Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root

Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Diuretic, Diaphoretic

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Triphala Guggulu

Triphala Guggulu has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Digestive, Diuretic

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Trikatu

Trikatu has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Cardiac-stimulant

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Osha

Osha has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Digestive

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Pushkaramoola

Pushkaramoola has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic

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Hops

Hops has these Actions in Common

Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic

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About John Joseph Immel

About the Author

John Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.

John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.

John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 7 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.

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