September 19, 2019
Simple dishes to promote diuresis
Want to have smooth urine flow? In addition to drink enough water every day, you can also appropriately consume ingredients that can promote diuresis and dispel dampness and urination. Many ingredients can promote diuresis in traditional Chinese medicine are food with high moisture content, such as winter melon, cucumber and seaweed. Most of them are cold and cool in nature. They have the effect of clearing summer heat, promoting diuresis and reducing swelling. Use these ingredients to cook simple and delicious dishes for healthy purposes.
Winter melon water with lotus leaf
Ingredients: 300g winter melon, half of a lotus leaf, a small amount of rock sugar
Preparation: Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Cut winter melon with skin into large pieces. Combine all ingredients with 1500ml of water in a pot and cook on high heat until boiling. Turn to low heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add appropriate amounts of rock sugar to taste.
Winter melon – cool in nature, clears summer heat, promotes diuresis and clears phlegm. Not suitable for those with asthenic spleen and kidneys and prone to diarrhea.
Kelp with vinegar dressing
Ingredients: 300g kelp, 2 teaspoons of garlic, a small amount of black vinegar, salt and sugar
Preparation: Rinse the kelp and cut into long pieces or shreds. Cook for 5 minutes and cool down. Chop the garlic and mix well with black vinegar, salt, sugar and kelp.
Kelp –cold in nature, clears heat and softens stools, clears phlegm and promotes diuresis. Not suitable for those with stomach pain, stomach cold and pregnant women.
Japanese miso cucumber
Ingredients: 2 cucumbers, 1.5 tablespoons of Japanese miso, a small amount of sugar, rice vinegar and mirin
Preparation: Rinse the cucumber and cut into long pieces, freeze for 2 hours. Take those out to defrost and hit them with the back of a knife. Add the miso, rice vinegar, sugar and mirin in the bowl and mix well. Finely adjust the amount according to your taste, mix in the cucumber, and marinate in the refrigerator for half a day. It is recommended to take it out of the refrigerator and put it at room temperature before eating.
Cucumber – cool in nature, clears heat and promotes diuresis, promotes fluid production and relieves thirst. Those with stomach pain, cold stomach and asthenic cold type menstrual pain should not have it.