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American Ginseng and Abalone Soup

Categories: Heart Yin Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming

American Ginseng and Abalone Soup
PER SERVING:
Lean pork-150gm (Cooling, sweet, fatty, supplements blood and YIN)
Dried Abalone-one (120 to 150gm) (cold, salty, tonifies YIN)
American ginseng-20gm (sweet, bitter, cooling, nourishes LU YIN and clears fire from LU Yin Xu)
Dried lily bulb-20gm (sweet, bitter, cold, moistens the LU and clears heat)
1. Soak abalone overnight until soft, rinse well with warm water and cut into thin slices. If fresh abalone is used, only cut into slices after it is cooked.
2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse herbs.
3. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 6 to 8 cups) and simmer for 3 hours until abalone is tender and soft.
4. Add salt to serve. Eat abalone with soup.
THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:
Nourish lungs and tonify yin, quench thirst and promote vital fluids, clear phlegm, relieve insomnia. Especially good for abnormal thirst and hot, weak lungs, phlegm, or restless sleep.
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Lily and Rehmannia Egg Soup

Categories: Heart Yang Vacuity, Heart Yin Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Shen Calming

Lily and Rehmannia Egg Soup (Sweet)

PER SERVING:
Dried lily bulb (bai he) – 40gm (sweet, sl. bitter, sl. cold, HT and LU YIN tonic)
Processed rehmannia (shu di) – 40gm (sweet, bitter, cold, nourishes YIN and blood, clears HT fire)
Egg – 2 (neutral, sweet, supplements blood and yin)
1. Rinse herbs. Boil eggs and remove shell.
2. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 2.5 cups).
3. Cook with medium heat for one hour to one cup of water left.
4. Add a bit of honey to serve.
5. Drink soup and eat eggs.
THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:
Enrich blood, nourish yin and moisturize dryness, clear away heart fire and tranquilize the mind. Especially good for irritability, insomnia, dreaminess, palpitation and absent-mindedness, missing period and of irregular quantity.
USAGE:
Not suitable for people with weak digestion and loose bowel.