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Chinese Nourishing Soup Recipes

Below is the list of Soup Recipes that are easy to prepare and can be taken all year round. Chinese believe that nourishing soups are an easy way to care for our bodies from the inside-out.

The soup bases are usually prepacked and sold in Chinese grocery, not like the Chinese herbal tea which has to be prescribed by a knowledgeable Chinese herbalist.


Recipies

Cortex Eucommiae with Root of Bidentate Achyranthes:
Ingredients:
Cortex eucommiae, Root of bidentate achyranthes, Jing gou ji, Foxnut, Radix morinade officinalis

Efficiency:
This soup has the functions of nourishing yin, loosening bowels, certain efficiency on body deficiency, excessive working, yin essence deficiency, loss of body fluid, dry mouth, dry throat, lip and tongue dryness, bowels blockage, and restlessness.

Instructions:
Clean the soup base with clean water, put them with two slices of ginger, a chicken or lean pork, and about 15-20 bowls of water into a pot. Boil at high until boiled and low heat for about 2 to 3 hours. Add salt as seasoning, and it is ready to be served (for 4-5 servings).

Cortex Eucommiae with Root of Bidentate Achyranthes Soup Base

cortex eucommiae with root of bidentate achyranthes soup base


Agrocybe Cylindraca Maire with Sea Coconut:
Ingredients:
Agrocybe cylindraca maire, Sea coconut, American ginseng, Long hunang apricot seed, Chinese yam, Honey jujube, Dried tangerine peel

Efficiency:
This soup has the functions of nourishing yin, promoting the production of the body fluid, moistening, nourishing, preserving beauty, regulating the function of body, invigorating the body, insufficient sleep, too much smoking and drinking of wine, excessive working, yin essence deficiency, loss of body fluid, dry mouth, dry throat, lip and tongue dryness, cough caused by dryness, phlegm caused by dryness or phlegm with streaks, dry skin, and restlessness, and insomnia.

Instructions:
Clean the soup base with clean water, put them with lean pork, and about 15-20 bowls of water into a pot. Boil at high until boiled and low heat for about 2 to 3 hours. Add salt as seasoning, and it is ready to be served (for 4-5 servings).







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