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"Lung Nourishing" Beauty Recipe
润肺养颜的美容食物

 


> Read previous article: Improve complexion by nourishing your Lungs

The first step to achieving a beautiful complexion is to improve the health and quality of the skin. As explained in our previous article, in TCM, the Lungs play an important role in the nourishing, moisturising and protection of the skin. Therefore, strengthening the Lungs is vital to improving the skin. In this series, we will introduce to you several simple recipes that will help nourish the Lungs to improve your skin. 

 

Almond Lily Bulb Soy Milk


Ingredients (Serves 3-4 people)
Organic Soybean, 20g
Sweet Almond, 20g
Lily Bulb, 20g
Honey, to taste
Water, 1.5L

Cooking Instructions with Soy Milk Maker
Wash soybeans, almonds and lily bulbs and place them in the soy milk maker. Add 1.5L of water and set the machine to automatic cooking. After cooking, pour the soymilk through a sieve to filter out the sediments. Add honey to taste before serving.

Cooking Instructions with Blender:
Soak soybeans overnight. Add water to almonds, soybeans and lily bulbs and bring to boil for 15 minutes. Blend the ingredients together, then pass the soy milk through a sieve to filter out the sediments. Add honey to taste before serving.

 

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White Jelly Fungus Lung Nourishing Soup
Lily and Honey Soup

 

Benefits

This recipe replenishes Yin, nourishes the Lungs, and is used to moisturise and whiten skin.

 

Soybeans

Replenishes Qi and Blood, Strengthens Spleen, Promotes Urination, Clears Lungs and Reduces Phlegm.

The moisturising action of soybeans may help to reduce dryness in skin and hair. Soybeans may also increase metabolism of the skin and promote detoxification. They are rich in protein, unsaturated fats, vitamins (particularly E and A) and are high in minerals.

As soybeans can be slightly difficult to digest, please do not consume excessively. 


Sweet Apricot Kernel

Nourishes Lungs, Reduces Cough, Moistens the Intestines to Promote Bowel Movements.

Sweet Apricot Kernel may promote skin micro-circulation, thus enhancing the glow and rosiness of your skin. It is also rich in unsaturated fatty acids, protein, essential free amino acids and vitamins B1, B2, E, C.
 

Lily bulb

Replenishes Yin and Nourishes Lungs, Calms the mind.

Lily bulbs are rich in lecithin, saponins, amino acids, proteins, minerals, vitamins B, C and carotene etc.


Honey

Replenishes the Spleen, Moistens the Lungs, Reduces Pain, Clears Heat Toxins, Moistens Intestines to Promote Bowel Movements.

Research has shown that that honey may regulate gastrointestinal functions, increase appetite and prevent constipation, improve sleep quality, promote wound healing through its anti-inflammatory properties, nourish the skin, and protect the liver. Honey contains multi-enzymes, glucose, fructose, amino acids, protein, multivitamins and minerals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


> 阅读上期文章:养肺如何会润肤呢?

美容的第一步骤就是改善皮肤的质素,使皮肤变得红润娇嫩,白洁无瑕。护肤的首要任务就是润肺,让肺部产生充分的津液来滋润皮肤,使皮肤表面有适量的脂油作为对外界的防御保护。在此系列中将提供读者可结合在日常生活三餐的简便食谱。

 

杏仁百合豆奶

四人分量食材:
有机黄豆,20克
甜杏仁,20克
百合,20克
蜂蜜,随个人爱好酌量
清水,1.5公升

豆浆机做法
将黄豆,杏仁及百合洗净后一起放入豆浆机,加水,调自动煮。煮后将渣过滤再加适量蜂蜜调味即可。

果汁机做法
浸黄豆隔夜。黄豆,杏仁及百合加水煮15分钟后,置入果汁机搅成浆,将渣过滤再加适量蜂蜜调味即可。

请参阅:
银耳润肺汤
> 百年好合

 

功效

此豆浆能滋阴润肺,润肤美白


黄豆
补虚润燥, 健脾利水,清肺化痰,益气养血。能改造皮肤干燥粗糙及毛发枯干,提高肌肤新陈代谢 ,促进机体排毒。黄豆较难消化,不宜过量食用。黄豆括丰富蛋白质,维生素,尤其维生素E及A,高量矿物质。

甜杏仁
润肺止咳,润肠通便。促进皮肤微循环,使皮肤红润光泽,能美白软肤。营养成分包括丰富的非饱和脂肪油,蛋白质,多种人体需要的游离氨基酸,维生素B1, B2,E,C。

百合
养阴润肺,清心安神。营养成分包括丰富的脑磷脂,皂苷类,氨基酸,蛋白质 ,微量元素,维生素 B、C,以及胡萝卜素等成分。

蜂蜜
补中缓急,清热解毒,补气益肺,润肺止咳,润肠通便。 现代研究显示蜂蜜能调节肠胃功能,增强食欲,防止便秘,并具有改善睡眠,杀菌消炎,促进伤口愈合,美容护肤及保肝的功效。湿阻中满及便溏泄泻者慎用。营养成分包括多酶, 葡萄糖和果糖,多种安基酸,蛋白质,多种维生素,矿物质。

 

 

 

 

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