Chinese Herbal Tea Recipe: Sugarcane Lalang Grass Rhizoma Luo Han Guo

Here are step-by-step instructions for making Chinese Herbal Tea Sugarcane Lalang Grass Rhizoma Luo Han Guo Tea (竹蔗茅根羅漢果凉茶 zhú zhe máo gēn luó hàn guǒ liáng chá). Sugar cane aids lubrication and promote body fluid production, Lalang Grass Rhizome cools the blood and clears away heat by inducing urination. This drink helps to replenish body fluids and clears dryness and heat symptoms such as thirst, mouth sores, dry throat, bad breath, crusty lips, nasal bleeding and scanty urine. I hope you like this naturally semi-sweet herbal tea.

How to Make Chinese Herbal Tea

Sugarcane Lalang Grass Rhizoma Luo Han Guo

Chinese Herbal Tea Sugarcane Lalang Grass Rhizoma Luo Han Guo

Ingredients:

1 Luo Han Guo
50g Lalang Grass Rhizoma
100g dried Sugarcane
80g brown rock sugar
3000ml water

Method:

1. Wash the Luo Han Guo and gently crack it with hands.
2. Rinse Lalang Grass Rhizoma and dried sugarcane briefly to clean.
3. Bring 3000ml of water to a boil. Add Luo Han Guo, Lalang Grass Rhizoma and dried sugarcane and boil for few minutes.
4. Add brown rock sugar.
5. Reduce the heat, cover lid and simmer the drink for about 30 to 45 minutes.
7. The herbal drink will appear blackish in color.
8. Turn off the heat and cover the pot tightly and let it sit awhile. Serve warm.

Note:

Lalang Grass Rhizome | Rhizoma Imperatae | Bai Mao Gen (白茅根)

Also known as: Imperata
Taste: Sweet
Property: Cold
Channel: Influences the lung, stomach and bladder channels.
Actions: To arrest bleeding by reducing heat in blood and inducing urination.
Indications: Haematemesis, epistaxis and hematuria due to heat in the blood; febrile diseases with thirst; jaundice; urinary infection with difficult painful urination; edema in acute nephritis.

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