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 intensify the heat in their bodies which results in bleeding.
Dried longan is commonly used as confinement herb ingredient for making red dates tea. Beneficial to the digestive system and mind. It helps to replenish blood, nourishes heart, stomach and digestive systems. Effective in treating tension, palpitation, insomnia and poor memory.