In the autumn, everything is cool and dry and everything is dying or retreating. This activity is reflected in the Lungs’ inward movement in the body. So our diets should aim at reinforcing and moistening the Lungs. Pungent flavors have a particular affinity for the Lung network. It is a characteristic of spicy substances that they generally have a dispersing effect. In a healthy individual, pungent food assists the lung’s outwardly dissipating function which is involved in nourishing and regulating the pores on the body surface...
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