Yi Mu Cao Chicken soup for female menstrual pain #menstrualpain, #lochia, #postpartumlochia, #yimucao
This soup is for females who having cold dislodged in the uterus causing pain during the #menstrual bleed. Young ladies who like to eat or drink cold food and beverage causing #pain during the end of a menstrual bleed. The menstrual bleed may be scanty, and light in color. This soup is excellent for increasing chances for fertility. This soup also relief postpartum #lochia.
Yi Mu Cao (#Motherwort, 益母草): invigorates the Blood, dispels stasis, regulates menstruation, and reduces masses. It promotes urination, reduces swelling, and edema, such as acute edema hematuria. It also clears heat and resolves toxicity internally or topically for sores or abscesses.
1. Yi mu cao 60 g
2. Chicken 600 g (normal chicken or silken chicken)
3. Sesame oil
4. Ginger 1 inch and cut into slices
5. Gou qi berries (optional)
btw, If you ever hike the mountains in California, you would easily spot this herb.
sang ju cha 桑菊茶 Mulberry Chrysanthemum tea for cooling during summer
2 and 1/2 litre of water
25 g dried chrysanthemum flowers
20 mulberry leaves
6 dates (jujube dates)
10 g wolfberries (Goji)
Boil the water with the Mulberry leaves and dates for about 90 minutes on medium flame.
Smash the dates to bring out the flavour.
Rinse and add in the dried chrysanthemum flowers.
Bring to a light boil for about 10 mins.
Turn off heat.
Toss in some wolfberries (goji berries) before serving.
Be careful when purchasing chrysanthemum flowers. Some of them are treated with sulfur as a preservative. When brewing these sulfur treated chrysanthemum flowers, the water turns greenish yellow. It is not good quality. Make sure to purchase organic, no sulfur treated chrysanthemum flowers.