Confinement Soup Ingredients – Lotus Seed

Confinement Soup Ingredients – Lotus Seed

Lotus Seed (莲子), a common confinement soup ingredient has health benefit of nourishing spleen and prevent diarrhea. Lotus seed is known to improve digestion and strengthen kidneys which is good to include on the confinement food menu for women after...
Confinement Food Ingredients – Tangerine Peel

Confinement Food Ingredients – Tangerine Peel

Tangerine Peel (陈皮) is one of the commonly used ingredient that you can find in confinement food recipes for making soup. Tangerine peel tastes bitter and spicy. It helps to alleviate stomachache, expel wind in stomach and body. Tangerine peel also has the benefit of...
Confinement Food Ingredients – Dried Scallop

Confinement Food Ingredients – Dried Scallop

Dried scallop (干贝) is a good confinement food ingredient for making soup. Suitable for confinement after childbirth as it has the effect of nourishing Yin, tonifies kidneys and stomach. Dried scallop contains high protein, low fat, multi vitamins and minerals....
Confinement Herb – Honeyed Date

Confinement Herb – Honeyed Date

Honeyed Date (蜜枣), a commonly used TCM herb as soup and drink ingredient for confinement, has the health benefit of enhancing human immunity and inhibits cancer cells. Ideal for a variety of recipes for sweetening and enhancing...
Confinement Herb Dang Shen Codonopsis

Confinement Herb Dang Shen Codonopsis

Dang Shen (党参), also known as Codonopsis, is a TCM herb for confinement which nourishes blood, reinforces Qi and helps to replenish the vital energy. Codonopsis promotes secretion of body fluid, strengthens the spleen and stomach. It is also effective in boosting...
Confinement Herb Huai Shan

Confinement Herb Huai Shan

Huai Shan (淮山) or Chinese Yam is a commonly used TCM herb as confinement food ingredient. Huai Shan is widely used as herbal remedies as well as vegetables. The confinement herb helps to replenish Qi, strengthen the spleen and stomach, nourish lungs and kidneys,...