September 13, 2019
Soup to relieve respiratory allergies
Those with respiratory allergies most likely have lung qi deficiency. When weather and the environment changes, such as sudden cooling down, windy, or poor air quality and dryness, as well as frequent exposure to air-conditioning, nasal allergies tends to act up. The respiratory system will also be affected leading to symptoms such as coughing and itchiness. To prevent respiratory allergies, in addition to fine-tuning diet and living habits and eating less cold/raw food, be sure to pay attention to keep the neck and back warm. The following vegetarian soup can nourish qi and lungs. It tastes sweet and is moistening, and is also the best health soup for people with respiratory allergies!
Tips for soup to nourish lungs:
Sea coconut from different place of origin has with different effects. African sea coconut is cold in nature, can clear heat, moisten lungs, relieve phlegm and cough. There is no record of effect of Thai sea coconut in Chinese medicine theory. It also called coconut jelly. Remember to buy African sea coconut to make soup.
Sea coconut soup with carrot and cordyceps flower
Ingredients: 2 carrots, 2 pears, 4-6 palm fruits, 15g cordyceps flower, 20g sea coconut , 2 candied dates
1. Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Peel carrot and cut into pieces. Core pears 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 2 hours. Add salt to taste.
Effects: Nourishes qi and moistens lungs. It can strengthen the body and prevent illness, relieves fatigue and respiratory sensitivity symptoms. Note that patients recovering from colds and flus should not have soup.