Sheng Hua Tang Herbal Soup Packet 生化汤 / 生化湯 (Postpartum Support)
This formula stimulates blood flow to promote healing, warms the body, aids recovery by clearing blood stasis and tissue from the uterus and helps it to contract, and relieves pain by warming the channels. Sheng Hua Tang also helps ease the 4-6 weeks of lochia, the discharge from the womb after birth, by cleansing the blood.
THE HERBS EXPLAINED
Chinese Angelica Root (Dang Gui, 当归片) - A keystone herb in postpartum recovery, this herb’s blood tonifying and invigorating properties aid in healing by alleviating pain due to stasis, support blood loss and deficiency, disperse cold by invigorating blood circulation.
Szechuan Lovage Root (Chuan Xiong, 川芎) - Used in this formula as a regulator of blood, this herb invigorates blood to promote the movement of Qi in cases of blood stasis. Particularly useful in moving lochia especially when retained due to stagnation.
Peach Kernel (Tao Ren, 桃仁) - This herb is also very useful in moving lochia successfully by breaking up blood stasis and relieves abdominal pain associated with postpartum.
Prepared Ginger / Black Roasted Ginger (Pao Jiang, 炮姜/姜炭) - A useful herb in stopping bleeding associated with cold from deficiency and lochia.
Honey Fried Licorice Root (Zhi Gan Cao, 炙甘草) - This herb is included to harmonize the properties of the other herbs in Sheng Hua Tang as well as tonifying the middle.
- Gently rinse the herbs in warm water and soak in 3 cups (750ml) of water for 30 mins.
- Boil the herbs until there is about 1 cup (200ml) remaining in the pot. Remove boiled decoction for later use.
- Add 3 more cups (750ml) of water to the herbs and boil a second time till 1 cup (200ml) is left.
- Combine the two cups of herbal soup together and consume.
- Enjoy hot or warm!
*For gestational parents with gastric problems, please be advised to drink the Sheng Hua Tang soup after food.
*Rice wine can be used to boil the herbal soup instead of water.
Each batch of this soup is for 2 servings, and is to be consumed once a day.
Always drink warm or hot!
This formula is not recommended for gestational parents that have undergone a C-section or experience excessive bleeding. It is recommended to delay taking this formula until bleeding has arrested or avoid taking this formula altogether.
Consult your TCM practitioner if pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children. This product is not intended to replace your practitioner. It is intended for general well-being and does not involve the diagnosing, prognosticating, or prescribing of medicine for any disease.
Sugar, Caffeine, Artificial Flavours, Food Colouring, or Preservatives