chinese knotweed Tea with Red Sugarcane

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

Uses: Helps to remove toxins through urination, calm the liver and improve digestion, strengthen the spleen and gastro-intestinal functions, clear heat from lungs and improve the immune system.

Ingredients:

150 grams         whole fresh plant
5 - 6 segments red sugarcane
1.5 litres             water

Preparation:

  1. Wash all the ingredients.

  2. Cut the red sugarcane into smaller segments, crush and add it into a pot with water; cook for 80 minutes.

  3. Add Chinese Knotweed and cook for another 10 minutes.

Dosage:

Twice weekly.
 

火炭母甘蔗茶

火炭母可谓穷人的燕窝,药用全草。以下药方可平肝健脾,利尿解毒,健胃整肠,清肺利咽,是提高身体免疫力的好茶:

材料:

150 克       火炭母鲜品
5-6 节       红甘蔗
1500 毫升 水

作法:

  1. 红甘蔗洗刷干净斩块敲破

  2. 把红甘蔗与水先放进锅内煮80分钟

  3. 加入火炭母再煮10分钟即可

服用次数:

每星期2次

  Photos courtesy of natureloveyou.sg

Photos courtesy of natureloveyou.sg