December 8, 2017
Soup for itchy skin
As we enter winter, aside from nasal allergies issues, a lot of people also suffer from skin itchiness caused by dryness. Skin allergies or eczema can be improved by conditioning your body and treat the root cause. Help your body strengthen the spleen and remove dampness, avoid cold and raw foods and strengthen the spleen over time. Then your body will be less prone to environmental issues brought on by seasonal changes. When the itch starts, relieving it is important! Try this soup for some itch relief!
Fresh lily bulb and snow fungus soup with Glehnia Root and Polygonatum odoratum
Ingredients: 2 fresh lily bulbs, 1 snow fungus, 20g Polygonatum odoratum, 15g Glehnia Root, 3 figs
Preparation: Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Aside from fresh lily bulbs, combine the rest of ingredients with 2500ml of water and cook on high heat until boiling. Then turn to low heat and simmer for 1 hour. Add in fresh lily bulbs and cook for 15 minutes. Add salt to taste.
Effects: Nourishes yin to relieve dryness and itch. Alleviates yin deficiency related eczema or itchiness caused by dryness. Note that this is not suitable for those with asthenic cold spleen and stomach, or those with damp heat or phlegm and dampness body constitutions.