A Sweet Friend for Your Body
Lotus is a plant that can help your heart, spleen, and kidneys. It is neutral and sweet, which makes it good for a lot of different things. It can even help you feel more at ease if you're often restless.
How to Use Lotus:
After Childbirth or Fatigue: Boil 30g of dried lotus fruits and brown sugar in rice wine. Add a chicken egg like in egg-drop soup. Drink this every night for a month.
For Chronic Gut Issues: Steam lotus fruits and let them dry in the sun. Grind them into powder. Take 15g of this powder, three times a day.
For Ulcers: Steam 250g dried lotus fruits with rice wine and lard. Eat all of it three times a day for a month.
For Red Urine: Mix 180g lotus seeds and 30g licorice. Grind into powder. Take 3 to 6g of this powder with warm water, three times a day.
For Bleeding: Crush fresh lotus roots and squeeze the juice. Drink a glass to stop different kinds of bleeding.
- Lotus has a calming effect. While some stories say it makes you dreamy, Chinese medicine thinks it can actually help with that.
Tips & Warnings:
- Always talk to a health expert before making changes to your health routine, especially if you're recovering from something serious.
Lotus can be a natural help for many things like restlessness or gut problems. As always, it's smart to talk to a health expert to make sure it's the right choice for you.