A popular fall recipe for healthy lungs is steamed pears.  Its function in Chinese
Medicine is to clear heat in the lung and moisten the lung.


1 pear ( Asian pear for best results purchased at an Asian grocery), 2 tbs honey, 8
grams Chuan Bei Mu ( a Chinese herb to moisten the lung, purchased at a Chinese
herb store or AlterMed Acupuncture).


1. Grind Chuan Bei Mu into powder
2. Peel the pear and cut it into big pieces
3. Mix the pear, honey and powdered herb together
4. Steam the mixture in a double boiler method for 20 minutes
and it is ready to serve.  Serves 1-2 people.  Also, store in
refrigerator and reheat later.
Steamed Pears
AlterMed Acupuncture
8120 Penn Ave. S. #419
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 224 - 9610