Vegetables

 

Farmer's Market - Vegetables

Vegetables

Kampo Dietary Therapy
ItemCategoryThermal NatureFlavor
Alfalfa sproutsVegetablesCoolBitter
ArtichokeVegetablesCoolBitter, sweet
Arugula (rocket, rucola)VegetablesCoolAcrid, bitter
AsparagusVegetablesColdSweet, bitter
Bamboo ShootsVegetablesColdSweet
Bay leaf (bay laurel)VegetablesWarmAcrid, bitter
BeetVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter
Bitter melon (Goya)VegetablesColdSweet, bitter
Bok ChoyVegetablescoolSweet
BroccoliVegetablesNeutralSweet
Burdock root (gobo)VegetablesCoolAcrid, bitter
CabbageVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter
CarrotVegetablesNeutralSweet, acrid
CauliflowerVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter
CeleryVegetablesCoolSweet, bitter
ChardVegetablesCoolSweet, bitter
Chinese leek (garlic chives, nira)VegetablesWarmAcrid
Chrysanthemum greens (Shungiku)VegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet
Coriander (Cilantro)VegetableWarmAcrid
CucumberVegetablesColdSweet, bitter
DillVegetableWarmAcrid
EggplantVegetablesCoolSweet
Endive (Belgian endive hearts)VegetablesCoolBitter, sweet
Fuki (bog rhubarb, or giant butterbur)VegetablesWarmBitter
Green pepperVegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet
Japanese parsley (Seri)VegetablesCoolSweet
KaleVegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet
Kohlrabi (German turnip)VegetablesNeutralAcrid, sweet, bitter
Konjac (or Konjak, Konjaku)VegetablesCoolSweet
LeekVegetablesWarmAcrid, sweet
LettuceVegetablesCoolBitter, sweet
Lotus rootVegetablesNeutralSweet, astringent
LovageVegetablesCoolBitter, acrid
Mustard greenVegetablesWarmAcrid
Napa cabbage (hakusai)VegetablescoolSweet
Okra (okura, lady’s fingers, gumbo)VegetablesNeutralBitter, sweet, slimy
OliveVegetablesNeutralSweet, sour, astringent
OnionVegetablesWarmAcrid, Sweet
ParsleyVegetablesWarmAcrid
ParsnipVegetablesNeutralSweet, bitter, acrid
PotatoVegetableNeutralSweet
PumpkinVegetablesWarmSweet
Radish (daikon)VegetablesCoolAcrid, sweet
Rakkyo (Allium chinense)VegetablesWarmAcrid, bitter
RhubarbVegetablesColdSour
Rhubarb rootVegetablesColdBitter
SauerkrautVegetablesCoolSour
Scallion (green onion)VegetablesWarmAcrid
ShisoVegetablesWarmAcrid
SorrelVegetablesCoolSour
Soybean sproutVegetablesCoolSweet
SpinachVegetablesCoolSweet
SquashVegetablesWarmSweet
Sweet PotatoVegetablesNeutralSweet
Taro (Satoimo)VegetablesNeutralAcrid
TomatoVegetablesCoolSweet, sour
Turnip (white turnip, kabu)VegetablesCoolAcrid, bitter
Water chestnutVegetableCoolSweet, bland
WatercressVegetableCoolAcrid, bitter
Yamaimo (yamanoimo, Dioscorea japonica)VegetablesNeutralSweet
ZucchiniVegetablesCoolSweet, bitter

Mushrooms

Kampo Dietary Therapy
ItemCategoryThermal NatureFlavor
Jew’s ear (Black Fungus, Jelly Ear, kuro-kikurage)MushroomsNeutralSweet
Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Bearded Tooth Mushroom, yamabushitake)MushroomsNeutralSweet
Maitake (Hen-of-the-Woods, Ram’s Head, Sheep’s Head)MushroomsWarmSweet
Mushroom (white button, portobello)MushroomsCoolSweet, bland
Oyster mushroom (hiratake)MushroomsNeutralSweet
ShiitakeMushroomsNeutralSweet
Snow fungus (silver ear fungus, shiro-kikurage)MushroomsNeutralSweet, bland
White fungusMushroomsNeutralSweet, bland

Seaweeds

Kampo Dietary Therapy
ItemCategoryThermal NatureFlavor
Agar (kanten)SeaweedsColdSweet
HijikiSeaweedsColdSalty
Irish Moss (carrageen moss)SeaweedsCoolSweet. Salty
Kelp (kombu, konbu)SeaweedsColdSalty
NoriseaweedsColdSweet, salty