Self Care Series #12
Winter Yin & Yang Tonic
TCM Food Therapy
This is a simple recipe that helps to stop dry cough, clear the lungs, soothe a stubborn sore throat, and moisten the skin from the inside-out.
Add 1 sliced up fresh pear, a knob of ginger and some red dates and water
Bring to boil for 10-15 minutes.
Cool and add honey.
About the ingredients
Pears are delicious and crispy Earth-candy rich in fiber, vitamin C, copper, potassium, and manganese.
In TCM food therapy, Pears maintain the health of cell tissues and soften blood vessels. Its cool properties make it good for relieving heat in the Lung, or any kind of dry cough, skin problem, or constipation. It is the best fruit for preventing autumn-winter dryness.
Raw pears also have the functions of clearing heat and detoxifying, moistening and moisturizing the skin.
Red Dates ☀
Red dates help to replenish and nourish the blood, thus improving circulation and digestion. Their warming effects also help in fighting the cold, making them one of the best foods to eat in winter.
A healing herb used extensively in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Ginger aid numerous ailments, such as colds, nausea, arthritis, migraines, and hypertension. It improves circulation and dispel internal cold as it increases the Yang energy in the body.
❉ Cool Nature ☀ Warm Nature
For those who prefer something fast and easy, you could try our special blend — Enerchi. It also has a combination of yin and yang properties of Ginseng, Ginger, Rosehip, Chamomile, Orange Peel and mint help refreshes Chi, bringing balance to your constitution.
This tea is high antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties that promotes skin protection as well as helps to de-stress.
We hope that you will enjoy this recipe.
As always, please feel free to reach out to use for any questions.
Have a great Sunday everyone!