Chinese Herbal Medicine Decocting Guide

中藥材煎服指南

最好使用砂鍋、瓦鍋、陶瓷鍋、康寧鍋、玻璃鍋或不鏽鋼鍋來煲煎中藥為佳。

忌用金屬器皿(鐵鍋/銅鍋/鋁鍋),避免中藥材與金屬器皿產生不良化學反應。


每劑藥可煎服2次。煎藥過程中,最好每隔7-8分鐘將中藥材攪拌一次,有利於藥汁煎出均勻




首煎:


中藥材放入煲鍋,加入室溫冷水 500cc,浸泡30分鐘。

已浸泡的冷水請勿倒掉先用大火急煎,待藥液沸騰後,

調至小火後再緩煎 20分鐘。


二煎:


不需要再浸泡中藥,直接加入室溫冷水 350cc,並重覆上述煎藥程序。


每碗藥液劑量約為150cc-200cc。

將首煎及二煎的藥汁均勻混合後,分成2碗量。



將藥汁溫熱後,睡前服、飯後1小時,早 (午) 晚 各服用1碗。

18歲以上患者每次服用 200cc。

13歲~18歲患者每次服用120cc。

5歲~12歲患者每次服用100cc。

5歲以下患者每次服用50cc。


如有服用西藥或其他藥品(維他命、鐵劑),請間隔2小時後再服用中藥,

避免中西藥物相互影響。


Best to use a stainless-steel, clay, ceramic, glass or Corningware pot or vessel for decocting.

Please do not use an iron, copper or aluminum pot.



One pack of Chinese herbs should be decocted twice daily.


Drink only 1 cup each time for adults. 1 cup = 150cc~200cc.

Drink only a half cup each time for children (under 12 and over 5 years old).


1st decocting: Put all herbs into the vessel, add cold tap water 500cc and soak for 30 minutes.



After the soaking of the herbs, the same water is also used for decocting.



® Bring the mixture to the boil. Once boiling, use a low heat to decoct for

15 mins (Pull the herbal liquid into a bowl and put it aside)



2nd decocting: Add fresh cold tap water 350cc into the vessel.

Soaking is not necessary.

® Repeat the 1st decocting procedure then pull the herbal liquid into another bowl.


Mix the two decoctions together and divide into 2 cups.

(1st cup to be drunk in the morning or at noon and the 2nd cup at night)

Drink 1 cup a time after warming it up Before sleeping After meal



Note: You must take the medicine 1.5 hours before or after any other medication.

* Chinese herbs decoction is the process by which herbs are boiled and the remaining liquid is used for health purposes.




Chinese Medicine Herbal Teas Drinking Instruction Guide

Your Chinese Medicine Herbal Teas should be stored in the refrigerator.


Tear off the pack and put Chinese herbal tea into the bowl.


You may reheat it in the microwave, or on your stove top (Do not boil).


Do not add honey or any flavorings, as this may affect the health benefits.


Chinese herbal tea should be drunk twice daily.

1st pack to be drunk in the morning or at noon and the 2nd pack at night.

Drink only 1 pack after meal for adults. 1 pack = 160cc~200cc.

Warnings:

  • You must take the herbs two hours before or after any other medication.

  • If unexpected symptoms occurs, stop taking the herbal tea & contact your Chinese medicine practitioner.