Astragalus Eel Soup (5912)

Treat heavy flow of after childbirth discharge leading to blood and qi deficiency


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Astragalus Eel Soup

SYMPTOMS:

Heavy flow of after childbirth discharge leading to blood and qi deficiency, weak and losing weight.

THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:

Benefit blood and improve circulation, eliminate wind excess and stop bleeding, strengthen tendons and improve qi.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Yellow Eel 黃鱔 (fresh or frozen) - 640gm
  • Astragalus (huang qi) 黃耆 - 60gm
  • Pitted red dates 去核紅棗 - 5
  • Ginger - 5 slices

1.   Wash yellow eels with salt a few times to get rid of slime. Put eels in boiling water to cook for a few minutes and remove. Scrape off white coating from the skin and rinse. Cut eels into smaller sections.

2.   Heat 2 spoons of oil in a skillet or a wok. Stir-fry eel with ginger for a few minutes and sprinkle in a spoon of cooking wine.

3.   Rinse herbs and put all ingredients in a soup pot with about 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil, remove foam and reduce heat to simmer for 2 hours to about one cup of soup.

4.   Add salt to serve and drink soup only. 

USAGE:

Also suitable for treating anemia, rheumatoid arthritis and after-stroke treatment. Not suitable for deficient yin syndrome or having diarrhea.



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