Licorice is a common Chinese herbal medicine, which has the effect of resolving phlegm, relieving cough and invigorating the vital energy. Many people like to drink licorice soaked in water. In fact, drinking licorice together with other Chinese medicinal materials can double the medicinal value.
Which traditional Chinese medicine is best to drink with licorice?
1. Atractylodes macrocephala
Put 15 grams of Atractylodes macrocephala and 3 grams of licorice together in a pot, add 600 ml of water, boil for 10 minutes and then add 3 grams of green tea to achieve the effect of nourishing qi, nourishing blood, whitening and removing spots.
2. Big sea
Clean the fat sea and licorice, then put them in a teapot with rock sugar, pour boiling water into the teapot, and let it simmer for about 10 minutes before drinking.
3. Lotus seed heart
Wash the raw licorice and cut into slices, put it in a teacup with lotus seed heart, pour boiling water, cover it, and brew it for 5 minutes to drink instead of tea.
4. Orange juice
Remove the peel of an orange and put it in a juicer to make juice, then mix it with 5 grams of licorice powder, drink it once every morning on an empty stomach, it can detoxify and laxative, relieve the problem of dull complexion, and brighten the complexion.
Wash 5 grams of raw licorice and 10 grams of cinnamon twigs, brew them in a thermos cup with boiling water, and drink them instead of tea for 15 minutes. Drink them once a day. However, people with wind-heat, short red urine and yellow tongue coating should not use it.
Boil 100 grams of hawthorn and 50 grams of licorice in a pot, filter the residue and take out the juice to drink instead of tea. It can delay aging, improve resistance and immunity, and can nourish the liver and kidney, nourish qi and strengthen essence, and can fight against Tumors, anti-aging and warming the body. In addition, it can also lower blood pressure, blood lipids and blood sugar, prevent atherosclerosis, protect the liver, reduce the risk of fatty liver, and promote liver cell regeneration.
Wash an appropriate amount of chrysanthemum and licorice, put them in a teacup, pour boiling water into it, soak for 5-8 minutes, and then add sugar to taste. It can nourish the liver, improve eyesight and clear away heat and detoxify. It is suitable for those who face the computer for a long time crowd.
Combining licorice with the above foods can double the nutritional value, but licorice cannot be used frequently to benefit the body, because licorice has a small amount of toxicity, and if taken for a long time, it will cause different degrees of damage to the body. The opium powder contained in licorice has an antitussive effect. A small amount of it will not cause any harm, but it may be addictive if taken in large quantities. Once you stop using it, it may cause frequent yawns, runny nose, and cold sweats. Continuous use of licorice Cannot exceed 7 days. When using licorice, if you have a runny nose, diarrhea or restlessness, you should stop taking the medicine immediately and go to the hospital for a corresponding examination in time.