June 27, 2018
【星期四食材 － 龍眼 & 桂圓】
Calm your mind and heart with longan
Longan is a seasonal fruit in the summer that’s very juicy, and can be dried to use as dried longan. Whether fresh or dried, they are both hot in nature. Dried longan can be stored and is a commonly stocked herb at home.
Longan can replenish the heart and the spleen, nourish blood and calm the mind. It is suitable for those who overthink leading to insomnia. Dried longan is suitable to use in soup, tea or dessert soup. Note that those with phlegm and dampness or damp heat body constitution, or those with heat-related symptoms should avoid.