Astragalus Eel Soup (5912)

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

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Astragalus Eel Soup


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


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


  • 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. 


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

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