July 26, 2019
Soup to calm the mind and improve sleep
A lot of people may be sleeping poorly lately and quality sleep is important to health. When you do not sleep enough or have poor sleep quality, it can lead to liver depression and qi stagnation due to increased burden on the liver and gallbladder. To go further in life, you need to take care of yourself to help take care of others. Take advantage of this Friday and make soup to calm your mind for the whole family. Watch a light movie after dinner to relax together. Put down your phones and get away from your computers tonight and go to bed by 11!
Tips for soup to clear heart fire during summer:
Appropriately add lotus seeds and keep the seeds inside. Lotus seeds can clear heart fire and are suitable for calming the mind during summer.
Lotus root soup with chayote and corn
Ingredients: 2 chayotes, 1 corn, 2 segment of lotus root, 1 fresh lily bulb, 80g fresh lotus seeds, 1 pack of ginkgo nuts, 2 candied dates
1. Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Peel lotus root and cut into pieces. Peel corn, keep silk and cut into 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 hour. Add salt to taste.
Effects: calms the heart and mind, strengthens spleen and nourishes liver. Suitable for excessive thinking and difficulty of falling asleep due to tension and pressure. Those with heat-related symptoms or recovering from a cold/flu should not drink this soup.
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