Foods which strengthen deficient spleen:
Well cooked rice, spelt, barley, sweet rice, mochi, winter squash, carrot, rutabaga, parsnip, turnip, garbanzo beans, black beans, sweet potato,yam, pumpkin, onion. leek, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon, fennel, garlic, nutmeg, small amounts of cooked fruit, rice syrup, barley malt, molasses, cherry and date. If deficiency is severe small amounts of animal product is suggested in soup or stew. Mackerel, tuna, halibut, anchovy,beef, beef liver or kidney, chicken, turkey or lamb. Butter is the only recommended dairy product.