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Lian zi Bai he Lian ao Tong shui

Categories: Asian, Beverages, Damp in Lower Jiao, Gluten-free, Shen Calming, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Lian zi Bai he Lian ao Tong shui
Ingredients:
Bai he: 30g
Lian zi: 30g
Lian ao: 50g
Brown sugar: 20g
water

How to cook:
1.Wash all ingredients( don’t wash brown sugar)
2. Slice lian ao
3. boil water
4. add Lian zi and bai he 30 mins in 2
5. add Lian ao  and cook another 30 mins and add brown sugar at the very end
( this is lazy way to cook TONG SHUI) coz lots people will cook brown sugar and water separate instead add at the very end
6. cool before serving

Serving size: 5 people

TCM ANALYSIS

Treat: Clear heat, calm spirit, support Kd, help urination

Lian Ao ( Lotus root)
-cool, sweet
-clear heat, relieve irritability, strengthen st, cool the blood, stop bleeding, promote diuresis- HTN, urinary problem

Lian Zi
– KD/SP/HT
– Sweet, astringe, neutral
– Calm spirit, strengthen SP, stop diarrhea
– Tonify kd, astringe essence: floating and spotting, vaginal discharge, premature ejaculation

Bai He
– HT/LU
– Sweet, sl bitter, sl cold
– Moisten the lung, suppresses cough
– Clear heart calm spirit

Sugar Water with Chinese Herbs (Tong shui)

Categories: Asian, Heart and Kidney not communicating, Shen Calming, Vegan, Vegetarian

lotus root

Lian zi Bai he Lian ao Tong shui
Treat: Clear heat, calm spirit ,support Kd, help urination

Serving size: 5 people
Ingredients:
Bai he: 30g
Lian zi: 30g
Lian ao: 50g
Brown suger: 20g
water

Lian Ao ( Lotus root)
-cool, sweet
-clear heat, relieve irritability, strengthen st, cool the blood, stop bleeding, promote diuresis- HTN, urinary problem

Lian Zi
– KD/SP/HT
– Sweet, astringe, neutral
– Calm spirit, strengthen SP, stop diarrhea
– Tonify kd, astringe essence: floating and spotting, vaginal discharge, premature ejaculation

Bai He
– HT/LU
– Sweet, sl bitter, sl cold
– Moisten the lung, suppresses cough
– Clear heart calm spirit

How to cook:
1.Wash all ingredients( don’t wash brown sugar)
2. Slice lian ao
3. boil water
4. add Lian zi and bai he, 30 mins in 2
5. add Lian ao, cook another 30 mins, and add brown sugar at the very end
( this is lazy way to cook TONG SHUI) coz lots people will cook brown sugar and water separate instead of adding at the very end
6. cool before serving

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Tong/ tang shui
Tong/tang- means SUGAR
Shui æ- means WATER

I would say basic idea sugar broth; some people use white sugar, some people like to use brown sugar. Depends on what sugar you prefer, but I prefer use brown sugar

Azuki Bean & Pork Soup (Chi Xiao Dao Pai Gu Tang)

Categories: Asian, Damp, Edema, Kidney Water Overflow, Soup

winter melon soup

this is a translation from a chinese folk remedy tx

CHI XIAO DAO PAI GU TANG (AZUKI BEAN PORK SOUP)

INGREDIENTS:
DONG GUA (Winter melon),  peeled and chopped, 60g

CHI XIAO DAO (Azuki Beans),  rinsed, 6g

CHEN PI (dried tangerine peel),  4 PCs

PORK (Belly or Shoulder), chopped,   120g

salt and a little sugar

HOW TO COOK:
1. SUBMERGE  PORK IN BOILING WATER 1-2 MINS; REMOVE PORK AND SET ASIDE

2. DISCARD WATER

3. BRING 2 LITRES WATER TO A BOIL; ADD THE INGREDIENTS AND SIMMER UNTIL BEANS ARE DONE, ABOUT 1-2 HOURS.

( YOU COULD ALSO USE RICE COOKER TO MAKE THIS SOUP)

CLEARS HEAT, REDUCES EDEMA

CHI XIAO DAO:

-SWEET, SOUR, NEUTRAL
-HT/SP/SI
-REDUCE EDEMA , CLEAR HEAT,
DRAIN PUS, ELIMINATE DAMPNESS

DONG GUA( WINTER MELON)
-SWEET, COLD
-LUNG, LI, SI, UB
– RESOLVE PHLEGM, CLEAR HEAT

CHEN PI–INVIGORATE QI, DRY DAMPNESS

 

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