people in China as a staple to nourish and replenish the skin. The broth helps balance your internal organs and invigorates the flow of qi and blood.
In western science, the ingredients would be favored for the skin because of their antioxidant properties and high levels of Vitamin C.
When you make it, you will notice the delightful aroma and subtle flavor. You can drink it like a soup in a bowl, or simply poor the liquid into a cup to drink as a tea.
Increase the benefits by enjoying the broth in a relaxed state of mind! Sip while you read a good book or listen to your favorite music.
All of the ingredients can be found at Asian markets, as well as on Amazon or Yamibuy.
4 cups water
5 jujubes (Chinese dates)
10 lotus seeds
1 whole dried tremella mushroom
Add water to a medium saucepan
Bring to a boil
Add remaining ingredients
Return to a boil
Reduce heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes
Eat while warm either as a soup or tea
That’s all there is to it! You can make the broth daily in the winter. Try to add it to your diet at least 1-2 times per week. I’ll use the broth as a base for oatmeal, millet, or grits. Super nutritious and delicious!