Put a spring in your step with drinks from the TCM-endorsed menu that are also easy to prepare, such as teas made from steeping wolfberries (gou qi zi) or chrysanthemum in hot water for 15 minutes. These ingredients are also useful as they are not overtly ‘heaty’ or ‘cooling’.
For a soothing drink, a tea consisting of dried roses and red dates can exert a calming effect and lessen feelings of gloominess.
To address imbalances in the body, American Wild Ginseng Tea can reduce excess heat and promote alertness.
Essence of Chicken is targeted at boosting vitality, and is particular suitable for overworked and sleep-deprived students and office warriors.