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Qiang Huo Soup


Qiang Hou tastes bitter spicy and is warm in nature. It expels Wind, Coldness and Dampness in the body as well as alleviates pain. It has certain effect in curing common cold, flu, headache, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, back and shoulder soreness.

Ingredients
16g Qiang Hou
12g Fang Feng
15g Dang Gui
15g Yun Fu
15g Bai Shao
10g cassia twigs
10g Qin Jiao
2 slices fresh ginger
6 bowls water

Method
Wash and put all ingredients into clay pot. Add water and bring to boil. Reduce to low heat and cook until only 3 bolws of soup remains.

Important
People who have Spleen and Stomach asthenia should not drink this. People who have numbness and pain due to blood astenia and headache due to Yin-asthenia should avoid.

Note
Most useful if drunk after breakfast and dinner.

Other Cooking Practise
1. For those with Cold-Dampness and headache, add Du Huo, Chuang Qiong and Huang Qin.
2. For those with headache, add Chuang Qiong and Huang Qin.
3. For those with cold due to accumulated Wind and Heat, add dandelion and Ban Lan Gen.

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August 20, 2006 - Posted by | Herbal, Recipes

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