Renotonia Regimen

OO Very Beneficial
O Beneficial
Δ Moderate(Preferably Avoided)
X Harmful
XX Seriously Harmful

Animal Protein

Beef Δ
Pork XX
Chicken & Poultry OO
Lamb & Goat OO
Milk (Cold/Warm) Dairy Products Δ(온W)
Butter Δ
Cheese Δ
Egg Yolk O
Egg White Δ
Salt Water Fish Δ
Fresh Water Fish Δ
Clams X
Oyster XX
Shell Fish X
Ocean Fish (with Scales) O
Ocean Fish (w/o Scales) X
Swell Fish (Monk Fish) XX

Vegetable Protein

Beans O
Soybean O
Pea, Kidney Bean O
Red Bean XX
Fermanted Soybean (Natto) Δ
Peanut, Almond, Cashew Nut O
Pistachios, Pecan, Pinenut O
Acorn O
Tofu O
Fava Beans O
Chickpeas O

Carbohydrates: Grains,

Rice (White) O
Brown Rice OO
Sweet Rice OO
Barley X
Buckwheat Δ
African/Indian Millet (수수) O
Millet: Setaria italica (메조) X
Mung Bean (녹두) Δ
Corn O
Wheat Products Δ
Job”s Tears (율무) Δ
Crusted Rice (Boiled) O
Oat (귀리) Δ
Rye (호밀) Δ


Perilla Oil (들기름) Δ
Sesame Oil O
Soy Oil Δ
Corn Oil O
Canola Oil O
Olive Oil Δ
Grapeseed Oil Δ

Root Vegetables: Roots,

Root Vegetables [Radish, Carrot, Lotus Root, Burdock (우엉), etc.] Δ
Potato, Yam (고구마) O
Dioscorea opposita (마) Δ
Beet Δ
Ginger OO
Chines Bellflower (도라지),Taro (토란), Codonopsis lanceolata (더덕) O
Turnip Δ
Parsnip Δ

Green Vegetables: Leaves, Stems

Green Vegetables (Lettuce, Cabbage, etc.) O
Bracken (Fern) (고사리) Δ
Cucumber X
Stems of Radish (무우청) O
Spinach O
Aster scaber (취나물) O
Water Dropworth (미나리) Δ
Perilla leaf (깻잎) Δ
Allium tuberosum (부추) Δ
Bell Pepper Δ
Pumpkin & Squash Δ
Zucchini Δ
Eggplant Δ
Tomato O
Avocado Δ
Shoot of a fatsia (두릅) X
Mushroom Δ
Red Cabbage O
Endive Δ
Bak Choy O
Cauliflower O
Green, Red, Yellow Pepper (not spicy) O
Snap Peas O
Celery Δ

Herbs / Spices

Hot Pepper O
Onion, Green Onion, Ginger, Cinnamon, Curry, Mustard, Wasabi O
Garlic O
Sugar (Sucrose) Δ

Sea plants

Seaweeds (미역, 다시마) OO
Nori (김) O


Apple OO
Asian Pear Δ
Citrus (Lemon, Lime, Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit) O
Mango O
Tomato O
Melon Δ
Campbell Early (한국포도) Δ
Grapes Δ
Berries, Banana, Pineapple X
Kiwi Δ
Pomegranate Δ
Papaya Δ
Blueberry X
Mulberry Δ
Persimmon X
Raspberry X
Peach, Plum Δ
Cherry, Apricot Δ
Cranberry XX
Coconut X
Fig Δ
Lychee Δ
Strawberries Δ

Herbs & Health Supplements

Ginseng, Red Ginseng OO
Antlers of the Deer (녹용) Δ
Honey OO
Dates, Jujube OO
Chinese Matrimony Vine (구기자) X
Root of Ranunculaceae (부자) Δ
Reishi Mushroom (영지버섯) X
Phellinus linteus Aoshima (상황버섯) X
Quince (모과) Δ
Citrus Tea (유자) Δ
Japanese Apricot (매실) O
Schisandra chinensis (오미자) Δ
Cornus officinalis (산수유) X
Arrow Root (칡) X
Aloe Vera XX
Squalene Δ
Vit. A, D Δ
Vit. C Δ
Vit. B O
Vit. E X
Dextrose Injection Δ
Dextrose Powder Δ

Drinks / Beverages

Caffeinated Beverages (Coffee, Tea, Energy Drinks) X
Green Tea X
Chamomile Tea (국화차) X
Ginger Tea OO
Date, Jujube Tea OO
Adlay Tea (율무차) Δ
Quince Tea (모과차) Δ
Ssang Hwa Tea / 쌍화차 / 雙和茶 O
Ginseng Tea OO
Cold Drinking Water X
Warm Drinking Water O
Alkaline Beverage X
Acidic Beverage O
Ice XX
Soda X

Favorites/ Snacks

Alcoholic Beverage XX
Smoking Cigarette XX
Chocolate, Cocoa Δ

Alcoholic Bev.

Beer X
Whiskey Δ
Tequila X
Vodka Δ
Wine Δ
Unfiltered Korea Rice Sake (막걸리) X
Sake Δ
Soju X


Gold (Gold Filling) Δ
Silver XX
Jade Δ


Swimming (Cold) O
Sauna (Perspiration) XX
Breathing Exercise (Inhaling) O
Breathing Exercise (Exhaling) X
Sun Tanning XX
Hiking (in Dense Forest) Δ


This is the regimen based on Eight-Constitution Medicine by Dr. Dowon Kuon