Confinement Herb – Dried Longan

Dried longan (桂圆) is sweet and warm in nature. Suitable for people who are suffering from insomnia, palpitation, anaemic or for improving complexion and confinement after childbirth. However, pregnant women should avoid dried longan as its warm properties will...

Confinement Herb – Chinese Wolfberry

Chinese wolfberry (枸杞子) is one of the commonly used TCM herbs for confinement soup ingredient. Goji is another name for chinese wolfberry which is included in confinement herbal package. Chinese wolfberry is beneficial for mothers after childbirth and those who are...

Confinement Herbs List

List of TCM herbs that are commonly used as confinement herbal soup ingredients. Red Dates Yu Zhu Chinese Angelica Root Lovage Root (Chuan Xiong) Black Date Tangerine Peel Eucommia Bark (Du Zhong) Lotus Seed Astragalus (Bei Qi) Codonopsis Root (Dang Shen) Honeyed Date...

Confinement After Childbirth

Confinement after childbirth is a traditional practice in Asian countries where Chinese mothers would stay indoors at home for a full month after giving birth. Mums going for caesarean section require longer confinement period for recovery than natural birth. As an...

Confinement Myths

Chinese confinement myths of dos and don’ts are commonly discussed if mothers should observe for confinement after childbirth in Singapore. According to Chinese beliefs, traditional confinement practices are necessary for mums to follow in order to have good...
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