Solomon’s Seal (玉竹), also known as Yu Zhu, is commonly consumed as herb and as food. Solomon’s Seal tastes sweet and is mildly cold in nature. Yu Zhu has significant effects in nourishing Yin, moistens internal dryness, stimulates saliva secretion and quenches thirst. Due to the health benefits it can provide, the Chinese TCM herb is often used to brew confinement soup, suppress cough, clear internal heat, dryness of mouth and sore throat.
However, people with bloated stomach, deficiency of spleen must consume with caution. Not suitable for people with phlegm dampness and they should avoid this herb.