Sweet


Kampo Dietary Therapy
ItemCategoryThermal NatureFlavor
BeerBeverages (alcoholic)CoolBitter, sweet
White wineBeverages (alcoholic)CoolSour, sweet
Red WineBeverages (alcoholic)WarmBitter, acrid, sweet
SakeBeverages (alcoholic)WarmSweet, acrid, bitter
ShochuBeverages (alcoholic)WarmAcrid, sweet
Green teaBeverages (non-alcoholic)ColdBitter, sweet, astringent
Uron TeaBeverages (non-alcoholic)CoolBitter, sweet, astringent
Chamomile teaBeverages (non-alcoholic)NeutralBitter, sweet
CocoaBeverages (non-alcoholic)NeutralSweet
Milk (cow)Beverages (non-alcoholic)NeutralSweet
Milk (human)Beverages (non-alcoholic)NeutralSweet, salty
Soy MilkBeverages (non-alcoholic)NeutralSweet
Black teaBeverages (non-alcoholic)WarmBitter, sweet, astringent.
Milk (goat)Beverages (non-alcoholic)WarmSweet
Milk (sheep)Beverages (non-alcoholic)WarmSweet
ButterDairy Products and EggsCoolSweet, fatty
ButtermilkDairy Products and EggsCoolSweet
Cottage CheeseDairy Products and EggsCoolSweet, sour
Cream cheeseDairy Products and EggsCoolSweet
Sour creamDairy Products and EggsCoolSour, sweet
Cheese (cow’s milk)Dairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet, sour
Chicken eggDairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet
CreamDairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet, fatty
GheeDairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet, fatty
MargarineDairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet, fatty
Quail eggDairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet
YogurtDairy Products and EggsNeutralSweet, sour
Cheese (goat’s milk)Dairy Products and EggsWarmAcrid, salty, sweet
Cheese (sheep’s milk)Dairy Products and EggsWarmAcrid, salty, sweet
Asari clam (Japanese littleneck)Fish and SeafoodColdSweet, salty
Basket clams (shijimi)Fish and SeafoodColdSweet, salty
CrabFish and SeafoodColdSweet, salty
Sea urchins (uni)Fish and SeafoodCoolSweet, salty
AbaloneFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
BassFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
CarpFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
CatfishFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Dojo LoachFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
HerringFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
LobsterFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
Mackerel (saba)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Mackerel pike (Pacific saury, sanma)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Octopus (tako)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
Olive flounder (Bastard halibut, hirame)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
OysterFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
ScallopFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Sea breams (porgies, tai)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Sea SnailFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
Seabass (Japanese seabass, suzhuki)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
SharkFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet, salty
Shark finFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Skipjack tuna (oceanic bonito, katsuo)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
SquidFish and SeafoodNeutralSalty, sweet
Sweetfish (Ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis)Fish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
TroutFish and SeafoodNeutralSweet
Amur catfish (Japanease cat fish, namazu)Fish and SeafoodWarmSweet
CrayfishFish and SeafoodWarmSweet, salty
EelFish and SeafoodWarmSweet
Jack mackerels (Aji)Fish and SeafoodWarmSweet
PrawnFish and SeafoodWarmSweet, salty
Puffer fish (fugu)Fish and SeafoodWarmSweet
SalmonFish and SeafoodWarmSweet
Sardine (iwashi)Fish and SeafoodWarmSweet, salty
ShrimpFish and SeafoodWarmSweet
TunaFish and SeafoodWarmSweet
Yellowtail (Japanese amberjack , buri)Fish and SeafoodWarmSweet, sour
HoneyFlavouringsNeutralSweet
Sugar (white)FlavouringsNeutralSweet
Malt syrupFlavouringsWarmSweet
MolassesFlavouringsWarmSweet
Sugar (brown)FlavouringsWarmSweet
VanillaFlavouringsWarmSweet
GrapefruitFruitsColdSweet, sour
KiwiFruitsColdSweet, sour
Persimmon (Japanese Persimmon, kaki)FruitsColdSweet, astringent
WatermelonFruitsColdSweet
AvocadoFruitsCoolSweet
BananaFruitsCoolSweet
BlackberryFruitsCoolSweet, sour
BlueberryFruitsCoolSweet, sour
CranberryFruitsCoolSweet, sour
Currant, redFruitsCoolSweet, sour
MangoFruitsCoolSweet, sour
Melon (Cantaloupe, honeydew, muskmelon)FruitsCoolSweet, aromatic
Mirabelle (mirabelle prune)FruitsCoolSweet, sour
MulberryFruitsCoolSweet, sour
OrangeFruitsCoolSweet, sour
PearFruitsCoolSweet, sour
Pomelo (zabon)FruitsCoolSweet, sour
Star fruitFruitsCoolSweet, sour
StrawberryFruitsCoolSweet, sour
TangerineFruitsCoolSweet, sour
AppleFruitsNeutralSour, sweet
ApricotFruitsNeutralSweet, sour
Carambola (starfruit)FruitsNeutralSour, sweet
Date (red date, jujube)FruitsNeutralSweet
Fig (ichijiku)FruitsNeutralSweet
Ginko nutsFruitsNeutralSweet, bitter
Goji Berry (Wolfberry)FruitsNeutralSweet
GrapeFruitsNeutralSweet, sour
Loquat fruits (Japanese medlar, biwa)FruitsNeutralSweet, sour
PapayaFruitsNeutralSweet, bitter
PineappleFruitsNeutralSweet, astringent
PlumFruitsNeutralSweet, sour
Prune (Prunus salicina. Japanese plum, sumomo)FruitsNeutralSour, sweet
RaspberryFruitsNeutralSweet, sour
CherryFruitsWarmSweet
GuavaFruitsWarmSweet, astringent
Kumquat (kinkan)FruitsWarmAcrid, sweet, sour
LonganFruitsWarmSweet
Lychee (Litchi)FruitsWarmSweet, sour
PeachFruitsWarmSweet, sour
PomegranateFruitsWarmSweet, sour, astringent
BarleyGrainesCoolSweet, salty
BuckwheatGrainesCoolSweet
Job’s tears barley (Coixseed, Tear Grass, adlay, hatomugi)GrainesCoolSweet, bland
MilletGrainesCoolSweet, salty
WheatGrainesCoolSweet
Wheat branGrainesCoolSweet
CornGrainesNeutralSweet
OatsGrainesNeutralSweet
Rice (non glutinous)GrainesNeutralSweet
Rice, brownGrainesWarmSweet
Rice, glutinous (sticky rice, sweet rice, mochi rice)GrainesWarmSweet, bitter
RyeGrainesWarmSweet, bitter
Wheat flourGrainesWarmSweet
SpeltGrainesWarrmSweet
Lima bean (butter bean)LegumesCoolSweet
Mung bean (green bean, ryokuto)LegumesCoolSweet
TofuLegumesCoolSweet
Aduki beanLegumesNeutralSweet, sour
Black SoybeanLegumesNeutralSweet
Chickpea (garbanzo bean)LegumesNeutralSweet
Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata, sasage)LegumesNeutralSweet
Fava bean (broad bean, soramame)LegumesNeutralSweet
Kidney bean (Great northern bean, navy bean, ingen-mame)LegumesNeutralSweet
LentilLegumesNeutralSweet
Pea (green pea, endomame)LegumesNeutralSweet
SoybeanLegumesNeutralSweet
String bean (green bean, French bean)LegumesNeutralSweet
Black Turtle bean (Black bean)LegumesWarmSweet
NattoLegumesWarmSweet
DuckMeatCoolSweet
FrogMeatCoolSweet
LambMeatHotSweet
Beef liverMeatNeutralSweet
GooseMeatNeutralSweet
Lard, porkMeatNeutralsweet, fatty
PorkMeatNeutralSweet, salty
QuailMeatNeutralSweet
RabbitMeatNeutralSweet
VealMeatNeutralSweet
BeefMeatWarmSweet
BonemarrowMeatWarmSweet, fattty
ChickenMeatWarmSweet
Goat meatMeatWarmSweet
PheasantMeatWarmSweet, sour
TurkeyMeatWarmSweet
VenisonMeatWarmSweet
Wild boarMeatWarmSweet
Mushroom (white button, portobello)MushroomsCoolSweet, bland
Jew’s ear (Black Fungus, Jelly Ear, kuro-kikurage)MushroomsNeutralSweet
Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Bearded Tooth Mushroom, yamabushitake)MushroomsNeutralSweet
Oyster mushroom (hiratake)MushroomsNeutralSweet
ShiitakeMushroomsNeutralSweet
Snow fungus (silver ear fungus, shiro-kikurage)MushroomsNeutralSweet, bland
White fungusMushroomsNeutralSweet, bland
Maitake (Hen-of-the-Woods, Ram’s Head, Sheep’s Head)MushroomsWarmSweet
AlmondNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, bitter
Brazil nutNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, bitter
Cashew nutNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, fatty
Flax seedNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, bland
HazelnutNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, aromatic, slimy
Lotus seedNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, astringent
PeanutNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet
Peanut butterNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, fatty
PistachioNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet, bitter
SesameNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet
Sunflower SeedNuts and SeedsNeutralSweet
ChestnutNuts and SeedsWarmSweet
CoconutNuts and SeedsWarmSweet
Pine nutNuts and SeedsWarmSweet
Pumpkin seedNuts and SeedsWarmSweet
WalnutNuts and SeedsWarmSweet
Olive OilOils and vinegarsCoolSweet, fatty
Corn oilOils and vinegarsNeutralSweet
Peanut oilOils and vinegarsNeutralSweet, fatty
Sesame oilOils and vinegarsNeutralSweet, fatty
Sunflower oilOils and vinegarsNeutralSweet, fatty
Canola oilOils and vinegarsWarmSweet, fatty
Soybean oilOils and vinegarsWarmAcrid, sweet
Walnut oilOils and vinegarsWarmSweet, fatty
Agar (kanten)SeaweedsColdSweet
NoriseaweedsColdSweet, salty
Irish Moss (carrageen moss)SeaweedsCoolSweet. Salty
Myoga ginger (Zingiber mioga)Spices and herbsColdBitter, sweet
BorageSpices and herbsCoolBitter, sweet, salty
ChervilSpices and herbsCoolbitter, sweet
CinnamonSpices and herbsHotAcrid, sweet
LicoriceSpices and herbsNeutralSweet, bitter
Anise (aniseed)Spices and herbsWarmAcrid, sweet
Caraway seedSpices and herbsWarmAcrid, sweet
CuminSpices and herbsWarmAcrid, sweet
PaprikaSpices and herbsWarmBitter, sweet
SaffronSpices and herbsWarmSweet. Acrid
Star aniseed (Illicium verum, hakkaku)Spices and herbsWarmAcrid, sweet
Water chestnutVegetableCoolSweet, bland
PotatoVegetableNeutralSweet
AsparagusVegetablesColdSweet, bitter
Bamboo ShootsVegetablesColdSweet
Bitter melon (Goya)VegetablesColdSweet, bitter
CucumberVegetablesColdSweet, bitter
ArtichokeVegetablesCoolBitter, sweet
Bok ChoyVegetablescoolSweet
CeleryVegetablesCoolSweet, bitter
ChardVegetablesCoolSweet, bitter
EggplantVegetablesCoolSweet
Endive (Belgian endive hearts)VegetablesCoolBitter, sweet
Japanese parsley (Seri)VegetablesCoolSweet
Konjac (or Konjak, Konjaku)VegetablesCoolSweet
LettuceVegetablesCoolBitter, sweet
Napa cabbage (hakusai)VegetablescoolSweet
Radish (daikon)VegetablesCoolAcrid, sweet
Soybean sproutVegetablesCoolSweet
SpinachVegetablesCoolSweet
TomatoVegetablesCoolSweet, sour
ZucchiniVegetablesCoolSweet, bitter
BeetVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter
BroccoliVegetablesNeutralSweet
CabbageVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter
CarrotVegetablesNeutralSweet, acrid
CauliflowerVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter
Chrysanthemum greens (Shungiku)VegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet
Green pepperVegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet
KaleVegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet
Kohlrabi (German turnip)VegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet, bitter
Lotus rootVegetablesNeutralSweet, astringent
Okra (okura, lady’s fingers, gumbo)VegetablesNeutralBitter, sweet, slimy
OliveVegetablesNeutralSweet, sour, astringent
ParsnipVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter, acrid
Sweet PotatoVegetablesNeutralSweet
Yamaimo (yamanoimo, Dioscorea japonica)VegetablesNeutralSweet
LeekVegetablesWarmAcrid, sweet
OnionVegetablesWarmAcrid, Sweet
PumpkinVegetablesWarmSweet
SquashVegetablesWarmSweet