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Prevent Catching a Cold with Chinese Medical Tea

http://www.chinese.cn 14:10, December 25, 2009 Confucius Institute Online

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Chinese Medical Tea
Chinese Medical Tea

In China, it has a long history of disease remedy with "Chinese Medical Tea". The saying of "panacea for all kinds of diseases with medicine tea" is dated back to the early Tang Dynasty. Today, you will find it sold on the counter easily. The medicine tea has various functions and special efficacy in body-building and disease-preventing. Recently catching a cold is prevailing, you might well choose the "Traditional Chinese Medicine Tea" in order to keep healthy.

Recipe 1

Take 50g of isatis root and 50g of indigowoad leaf, 30g of mother chrysanthemum and 30g of honeysuckle. Put them together into the cup, and drink frequently with boiled water instead of tea. It has better curative effect on flu-preventing, epidemic encephalitis and infection of the respiratory.

Recipe 2

Take 30 grams of asket fern and 30g of isatis root, and 15 grams of liquorice. Drink the three kinds of medicines with boiled water instead of tea, which will have a strong curative effect against flu virus and toxic heat.

Recipe3

Take 3 pieces of ginger and proper brown sugar. Drink with boiled water, 1~2 times per day at any time. It is suitable for such diseases as wind-cold type of common cold, fever, headache, cough or nausea, vomit, abdominal distension, stomachache, etc.

Recipe 4

Take 3 grams of ginger and 3 grams of perilla leaf and put them into the cup for 10 minutes with boiled water and drunk instead of tea 2 times with one in the morning and one in the evening when it is warm. It is suitable for such diseases as wind-cold type of common cold, headache and fever, etc.