August 20, 2019
Wolfberries to improve skin and vision
Wolfberry is a super food that has been highly recommended by western countries because of its strong anti-oxidation effect, and it can also slow down vision loss and improve eye fatigue. However, from a Chinese medicine perspective, there is no real super food, even the very expensive herbs would not qualify. Chinese medicine theory focuses on balance and using the right medicine for the symptoms. No matter how healthy something is, it is not suitable to eat too much as it may increase burden on your body.
Ancient Chinese medicine book mentioned that wolfberries can replenish qi, has the effect to nourish kidneys and improve eyesight. Wolfberries are the traditional nourishing food which are sour and sweet. Many people like to add a little bit into tea or soup to add taste and nourish body . Wolfberries are mild in nature and has many benefits. It is especially suitable for those with asthenic liver and kidney. It can supply liver blood, improve dry eyes and nourish skin to give you a rosy complexion making it a ladies favorite. Those with asthenic spleen and prone to diarrhea should eat less.
Wolfberries – mild in nature, can nourish kidneys and liver. Wolfberries can replenish qi, strengthen bones, improve eyesight and relieve thirst. It is especially suitable for those with liver and kidney yin deficiency, can relieve weak knees and lower back, dizziness, bad eyesight, dry eyes, etc. Those with asthenic spleen and loose stool, prone to diarrhea should eat less.
Improve skin and hair quality!
Mulberries tea with wolfberries
Ingredients: 15 wolfberries, 3-4 mulberries, 2 jujube dates (chopped)
Effect: Nourishes kidney and liver, nourishes yin and promotes blood circulation. It can improve skin, eyesight and hair quality. Note that those with physical heat symptoms should not have this tea.
Calm the mind and improve sleep quality
Longan tea with wolfberries
Ingredients: 15 wolfberries, 6 longan
Effects: calms the mind and nourishes blood, suitable for those with dizziness, eye dizziness, bad sleep quality. Note that those with physical heat symptoms should not have this tea.
Clear heat and promote fluid production!
Chrysanthemum tea with ophiopogonis
Ingredients: 15 wolfberries, 6 chrysanthemum, 6 radix ophiopogonis
Effect: clears heat and nourishes yin, promotes fluid production and relieves sore throat. It can relieve sore throat caused by asthenic heat.
Rinse all ingredients thoroughly and place into thermos, rinse with hot water once. Then add in hot water again and steep for 10 minutes and add honey to taste. You can re-brew until its flavor weakens.
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