May 30, 2019
Soup to strengthen the spleen and dispel dampness in early summer
“Ching Bo Leung” is a common homemade soup in Guangdong area, and it is also easy to purchase pre-packaged ingredient packs that contain ingredients such as Chinese yam, lotus seeds, glehnia root and radix ophiopogonis. This soup is called “Ching Bo Leung” because it can clear heat, mildy replenish the body, cool and moisten the body. This soup is very suitable in the damp weather in early summer. It can strengthen the spleen, dispel dampness, nourish yin, promote fluid production and eliminate fatigue caused by dampness. The effect of dispelling dampness would be doubled if you strengthen the spleen and stomach well. You can add melon, fruit or meat into your soup to make a delicious pot suitable for the whole family.
Tips for summer melon:
Appropriately add in summer melons such as winter melon, chayote or hairy gourd.
Ching Bo Leung soup with hairy gourd and carrot
Effects: strengthens the spleen and nourishes the stomach, strengthens overall health. Relieves fatigue in summer.
Ingredients: 2 hairy gourds, 1 carrot, 2 fresh lily bulb, 15g fox nuts, 15g polygonatum root, 20g coix seeds, 20g dried lotus seed, 2 candied dates
1. Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Peel chayote and carrot 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 1.5 hour. Add salt to taste.