Snow fungus is especially beneficial for its skin beautifying properties. It is a rich source of vitamins & collagen, it has superior water-retention properties compared with Hyaluronic acid. It draws moisture & nourishes the skin. It stimulates skin renewal and even inhibits melanin production to reduce pigmentation and wrinkles formation.
Sometimes after a bout of flu or illness we don’t have much appetite and we feel tired and easily fatigued & lack of energy even though we seem to have recovered?
Nutrition provides our body the fuel to recover and get back to its normal state. With healthy body, we can have healthy skin. In TCM the stomach & the spleen are key in producing Qi. A bowl of warm rice congee taken for breakfast fortifies the spleen, harmonizes the stomach and is a great meal to start your day. It promotes recovery as it is easy to digest, doesn’t burden the digestive system and harmonizes the imbalance within our body.
Nourishing & Hydrating Rose Tea with Angelica & Goji Berries- Roses are great for beautifying & hydrating our skin. It helps our skin to retain moisture, has whitening & anti-oxidant properties while promoting collagen production. Adding Angelica (Dang-gui) & red dates, both are great for nourishing our blood & qi, improving blood circulation and hence aids in further nourishing the skin.