Traditional Chinese Medicine... Autumn Remedies
𝘈 𝘥𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴, 𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘸𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘣𝘢𝘭 𝘵𝘦𝘢
𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘣𝘦𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘶𝘮𝘯 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩…
Nights are cooling with autumn the prelude for a change to a cold winter. Especially your throat and lungs are vulnerable to the weather change towards a colder season with risks of a sore throat or coughs. A great herbal tea to enhance immunity for your throat and lungs during autumn and winter is 𝗰𝗵𝗿𝘆𝘀𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝘂𝗺-𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘆𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲-𝗺𝗼𝗻𝗸 𝗳𝗿𝘂𝗶𝘁 𝘁𝗲𝗮.
𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗸 𝗳𝗿𝘂𝗶𝘁 (罗汉果) is a unique fruit, native to southern China. Most likely you have heard of monk fruit in relation to being a natural low calorie sweetener. But monk fruit is way more than a low-carb sweet fruit. With a unique nutritional and medicinal profile, the fruit is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to stimulate mucus secretion to moisten the throat and lung and stimulate insulin secretion to regulate blood glucose. Being low calorie and 200 times sweeter than sugar, it is also an ideal ingredient for diabetic patients.
𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘆𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲 𝗳𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿𝘀 (金银花) are used to clear heat and remove toxins with antibacterial and antiviral properties to clear inflammatory and infectious conditions. It benefits the respiratory and digestive systems.
𝗖𝗵𝗿𝘆𝘀𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝘂𝗺 𝗳𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿𝘀 (菊花) are well-known for its cooling properties that help to decrease heat in the lung according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, to treat common cold and upper respiratory infection. It can also treat cloudy vision and ease eye stress.
A delicious, warming and sweet tea for beautiful autumn moments and your health…
Pictures source : Yang’s nourishing kitchen