Tomatoes (Bilatí, Baigun – H)
Energetics: Yellow—sweet, sour/heating/pungent
VPK+ Red—sour, astringent/hot /pungent the stomach and heat the intestines/sour VPK+ (when raw), VK-P+ when steamed); Tridoähic when occasionally eaten along with cumin, turmeric, and mustard
Actions: Refrigerant, relieves thirst
Indications: Circulation, blood, heart, cholesterol, hypertension, lowers cancer risk; appendicitis, digestive disorders.
Contraindications: Aggravates toxic blood conditions, acidity, sciatica, kidney and gall stones, and arthritis. Raw seeds can cause abdominal problems. A member of the nightshade family