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Hawthorn (also known as 山楂) is a type of berry, well known for aiding in digestion, especially after a heavy meal of meat and oily food. It can also improve blood circulation. Best of all, hawthorn can help in reducing blood cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
So watch out, diabetes!
Tip: You can add roselle (洛神花) into the tea to increase its digestive properties. It will taste like Ribena too!
Ate too much at a Korean BBQ restaurant or Japanese shabu-shabu joint? You can make your very own hawthorn tea!
Steps: 1. Wash clean about 50g of dried hawthorn slices 2. Boil for 15 mins until the smell of the hawthorn sourness is detectable 3. Enjoy the tea!
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