Chinese Soups for Fall!
They say that it’s dry in the fall. It’s only a prelude to how really dry it will can get in the winter, but already your body needs moisturizing and supplements.
Soups in this category are meant to:
- Help transition the body from hot to cool
- Help provide moisture and humidity back to the body
- Help build the immune system in preparation for colder winter days
- Bring some heat back into the body
Some ingredients suitable for Fall:
Night Blooming Cereus – Helps remove pathological fire that is created during the hot summer to help transition the body into fall
Bellflower Root – Great to moisturize and nourish lungs (especially as it becomes dry)
Lu Gen or Reed Rhizome – Helps relieve dry throats and quenches thirst (which can often happen during autumn and winter months)
Luo Han Guo – Helps moisten the lungs, relieve coughs and quenches thirst
Dried loquat leaves – Helps moisturize the throat and great for sore and dry throats
Arrowroot - helps bring moisture back to the body
Great soups for the Fall: