January 10, 2020
Soup to dispel dampness and boost energy
If you experience feeling of heaviness throughout the body, fatigue and neck stiffness without being sick, you may have damp heat symptoms. Those with this body condition usually usually have aversion to heat, are prone to fatigue, feeling of heaviness throughout the body, have poor appetite, are irritable and have difficulty falling asleep, feel tired despite sleeping adequately, have body odor, and are prone to dry eyes and mouth. The heat-related symptoms will worsen when you often eat fried, oily and thick saucy food and often stay up late. If you mistakenly think that your body is weak, and then have fish maw soup with chicken to nourish your body, you will more fatigue as if you caught a cold! Arrowroot can clear heat, promote fluid promotion, expel pathogenic factors from muscles. Boiling the soup with it can loosen tight tendons. Drink more soup to clear heat and dispel dampness, have less fried and oily foods, milk and coffee, your fatigue will gradually disappear.
Tips for soup to clear heat and dispel dampness:
Appropriately add in ingredients such as raw coix seed, mung bean, kapok, corn silk, night-blooming cereus.
Arrowroot vegetarian soup
Effects: clears heat, dispels dampness, promotes diuresis and reduces bloating. It can relieve symptoms such as feeling of heaviness throughout the body, bloating, yellowish urine, feet odor.
Ingredients: 1 arrowroot, 1 carrot, 20g smilax, 40g rice bean, 30g soya bean, 1 dried citrus peel, 2 candied dates
1. Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Peel arrowroot and carrot and cut into large pieces.
2. Combine all ingredients with 2500ml of water in a pot and cook on high heat until boiling. Turn to low heat and simmer for 1.5 hours. Add salt to taste.