May 24, 2018
材料：新鮮霸王花1-2朵、 西瓜皮300克（約小西瓜皮1個）、紅蘿蔔2根、海帶約60克 、蜜棗3枚
Soup to become odor-free
Its becoming really hot, and body odor may creep back in, but it is all due to dampness and heat! Southern climate is hot and humid, coupled with occasional poor food choices with more cold and raw food, then it will lead to dampness collection in the body. Those with damp-heat body constitution may also have bad breath and body odor. If you don’t want to be smelly during summer, flowers can help! Night blooming cereus can clear heat and moisten the lungs. Dispelling the summer heat and moistening the lungs can help nourish your skin to keep you odor-free and to have smooth skin.
Night blooming cereus soup with watermelon skin and seaweed
Ingredients: 1-2 fresh night blooming cereus, 300g watermelon skin (about the skin of 1 small watermelon), 2 carrots, 60g seaweed, 3 candied dates
1. Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Soak night blooming cereus and clean well and cut into pieces. Soak seaweed for 15 minutes. Remove the outer green layer of watermelon skin and keeping the white section only and cut into pieces.
2. Combine all ingredients with 2000ml of water, add in the soaking water with seaweed, and cook on high heat until boiling. You can remove seaweed based on personal preference. Then turn to low heat and simmer for 1 hour. Add salt to taste.
Effects: clears heat and dispels dampness. Alleviates symptoms of eye discharge bad breath, smelly armpit, itchy skin and sleepiness.