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Pleasant to the palate, it strengthens the spleen, helps relieve rheumatoid arthritis, combats diarrhoea, lung abscesses, lobar pneumonia and appendicitis, and, because it has a tendency to convert moisture within the body, is a great help to all those who have difficulty in urination.
 
Pleasant to the palate, it strengthens the spleen, helps relieve rheumatoid arthritis, combats diarrhoea, lung abscesses, lobar pneumonia and appendicitis, and, because it has a tendency to convert moisture within the body, is a great help to all those who have difficulty in urination.
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==Pearl Barley Tea (薏仁茶  Yìrén chá)==
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==Pearl Barley Tea (薏仁茶  yìrén chá/意洣查 yìmí chá)==
  
Dosage (Fu).  
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Dosage (服 fù).  
 
Mix a quarter-ounce of pearl barley with two cups of water; boil until half the liquid remains; drain off the sediment; and drink morning and evening. Soya sauce can be added to give more flavour.
 
Mix a quarter-ounce of pearl barley with two cups of water; boil until half the liquid remains; drain off the sediment; and drink morning and evening. Soya sauce can be added to give more flavour.
  

Revision as of 20:42, 31 August 2016

Pearl Barley (薏仁 yìrén/意洣 yìmí)

Pleasant to the palate, it strengthens the spleen, helps relieve rheumatoid arthritis, combats diarrhoea, lung abscesses, lobar pneumonia and appendicitis, and, because it has a tendency to convert moisture within the body, is a great help to all those who have difficulty in urination.

Pearl Barley

Pearl Barley Tea (薏仁茶 yìrén chá/意洣查 yìmí chá)

Dosage (服 fù). Mix a quarter-ounce of pearl barley with two cups of water; boil until half the liquid remains; drain off the sediment; and drink morning and evening. Soya sauce can be added to give more flavour.

References

Taoist Ways of Healing page 149

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Taoist Ways of Healing - The Chinese Art of Pa Chin Hsien

by Chee Soo

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