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.
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.