chinese knotweed Tea with Burdock and Liquorice

Principal Herb: Chinese Knotweed/Persicaria chinensis. This herb has many benefits and has been called “poor man’s birdnest”.

Uses: Helps to clear heat toxins, reduce liver heat and clear the throat, lower blood pressure and prevent cancer. It is good for improving the immune system.

Ingredients:

200 grams whole fresh plant
1                   burdock
7 slices        liquorice
2 litres         water

Preparation:

  1. Wash all the ingredients and slice the burdock.

  2. Add burdock and liquorice into a pot with water. Cook for 3 hours.

  3. In the last 10 minutes, add Chinese Knotweed.

Dosage:

Once a week.

Warning:
People suffering from serious oedema (ie water retention) should avoid liquorice**

 

火炭母牛蒡甘草茶

火炭母可谓穷人的燕窝,药用全草。以下药方可清热解毒,清肝利咽,降压抗癌,是提高身体免疫力的好茶:

材料:

200 克       火炭母鲜品
1 条             牛蒡
7 片            甘草
2000 毫升 水 

作法:

  1. 牛蒡洗刷干净切片

  2. 把牛蒡,甘草与水先放进锅内煮3个小时

  3. 最后十分钟才加入火炭母同煮

服用次数:

每星期1次

注: 严重水肿患者忌服甘草

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Photos courtesy of natureloveyou.sg