山楂、决明子各15g，荷叶半张。山楂切片，荷叶切丝，与决明子加水共煎。取汁代茶饮 功效 适用于冠心病、高血压、高血脂、肥胖症等。决明子能抑制血清胆固醇的升高，抑制主动脉粥样硬化斑块的形成，其水浸液具有降压作用。荷叶有止渴、散瘀血、助脾胃、消水肿等功效，与山楂合用，可祛脂降压，减肥健身，为高血压之头晕目眩等症之药膳良方。
Cassia Seed/Jue Ming Zi (16 oz/Bag)
Jue Ming Zi is adored by many women as it aids weight loss. It is also used to treat constipation by removing toxins and lowering blood fat and helps control blood pressure. (shanghaidaily.com)
The seed of Sickle Senna: The taste is salty and bitter; Pingliang [flat tasting and cooling] It is detoxifying. It is the mature seeds of the legumes Cassia and small Cassia.
Indications: wind-heat red painful eyes, night blindness, hypertension, hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, ascites, habitual constipation. It enters the Liver, Gallbladder, and Kidney meridians. It is used to clear liver inflammation, improve eyesight, diuresis, laxative.
Cautions: Use with caution for those with diarrhea and low blood pressure.
- Chrysanthemum Cassia Porridge
10 grams each of white chrysanthemum flower and cassia seed, 100 grams of rice, and a little rock sugar.
Stir-fry the grass cassia seed to become fragrant, fry together with the chrysanthemum flower, add the rice and cook into a gruel, add rock sugar after it is cooked. Take it once a day.
This porridge can clear the liver inflammation and toxins, improve eyesight, lower blood pressure, and can also treat red eyes, swelling and pain, fear of light [photophobia] and tearing, headache, dizziness, and constipation.
- Cassia Cistanche Honey Tea
10g each of cassia seed and cistanche and honey appropriate amount. Stir fry cassia seeds and cistanche and put them in a teacup, add boiling water, cover, and steep for 10 minutes. Add honey and serve. Drink it frequently as tea.
Efficacy: moisturizing the intestines and laxative.
Indications: for habitual constipation and senile constipation.
- Hawthorn Cassia Lotus Leaf Tea
15g each of Hawthorn berries and cassia seeds, half piece lotus leaf.
Slice the hawthorn, shred the lotus leaf, and fry together with the cassia seeds. Add boiling water and steep it for 10 minutes. Use this juice instead of tea.
Efficacy: It is suitable for coronary heart disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity, etc. Cassia seed can inhibit the increase of serum cholesterol and the formation of aortic atherosclerotic plaque, and its water extract has a hypotensive effect. The lotus leaf has the effects of quenching thirst, dispelling blood stasis, helping the spleen and stomach, and reducing edema. It can be used in combination with hawthorn to remove fat and reduce blood pressure, lose weight, and for fitness. It is a medicated remedy for hypertension and dizziness.