News » herbs
Honey in TCM
Honey is more than a sweet treat or the nickname you call the one you love. In traditional Chinese medicine, honey is an important ingredient chosen for its energetic effects when used in herbal combinations.
Lotus Seed, Dried Lian Zi 蓮子
Lotus Seed nourishes and calms body and mind. Lotus seed is often cooked in soups, deserts or boiled and served with raw honey. Lotus seeds, called Lian Zi, the mature seed of the water lily, tastes mildly sweet and is astringent.
Balance for Healing
We need both yin and yang. A person with a fever and thirst has more heat, has more yang; whereas weakness and chills impotence require more yang, Keeping yin and yang working smoothly to support each other, to avoid excess from either, to avoid damage from outer forces.