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Chinese Medicine herbal tea/formula to boost immunity against flu, coronavirus
by Chinese Medicine Doctor Grace Yu
Want to prevent viruses such as the coronavirus? Keep a healthy diet, sleep properly and exercise regularly, maintain a positive outlook are the key points to help improve immunity.
See a few recommended Traditional Chinese medicine recipes that help combat the flu and other viruses.
1. Yupingfeng San (for person with Qi Deficiency)
Scutellaria baicalensis 10g
Saposhnikovia divaricata 10g
Mix ingredients with 1000cc water until it boils and cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
This tones the spleen and stomach, strengthens the external qi, and enhances one's immune system.
2. Clearing Heat and Detoxifying Formula (for Heat-trapped person)
Raw licorice 3g
Mix the ingredients with 1000cc water until it boils and cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
This recipe clears heat and detoxifies to prevent virus invasion.
3. Asian Pear Lungs Nourishing Soup
Scutellaria baicalensis 10g
2 dried monk fruits
2 Asian pears
Wash the pears, peel and slice them.Peel the dried monk fruits. Simmer the water for 20 minutes.
Add water to the pot, boil over high heat. Add Scutellaria baicalensis, Luo Han Guo, and pears. Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, and turn over low heat for 10 minutes.
The first soup is to enhance resistance. If infection occurs, the second soup can be used to clear the heat and detoxify to prevent virus invasion. It is always recommended to consult a professional first.
Traditional Chinese medicine emphasizes the individuality of medicinal materials according to individual symptoms. If there are no symptoms, it is not recommended to use them arbitrarily.
Please consult a Chinese medicine practitioner based on your symptoms.
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