Confinement Food – Brown Rice

Brown rice (糙米) is another type of rice that confinement food catering services would offer besides five grain rice or plain white rice. Unlike white rice, brown rice is whole grain rice where its hull is removed only, keeping the bran and germ. Being wholesome, brown...

Confinement Food – Five Grains Rice

Five grains rice (五谷米) is a combination with 5 premium grains or cereals, traditionally dated back to Shennong Ben Cao Jing. The classification of the type of five grains has varied over time. You may find a recipe with rice, sorghum bicolor rice, brown rice,...

Confinement Herbs Singapore

Confinement herbs list and ingredients for herbal soup, daily meals are some of the important items that families should research early before confinement. Commonly used herbs for confinement are astragalus, eucommia bark, dang shen, dried longan, red dates, black...

Confinement Herbal Bath Singapore

Confinement herbal bath (大风艾) is traditionally used by mums during postpartum period in Asian countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong etc. The confinement herbal bath or Da Feng Ai, is essential for post natal women’s recovery if mums...

Confinement Herb – Chuan Xiong (Lovage Root)

Chuan Xiong (川芎) or Lovage Root is best known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine. Chuan Xiong tastes acrid, is warm in nature and commonly used by confinement nanny to make soup. The Chinese TCM herb has properties to promote Qi and blood circulation, expels...
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