Chinese Herbal Soup Mix for Postpartum Recovery
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Makes 4 hearty servings
What it is:
In the world of Chinese herbal soups, root + spring's Chinese Herbal Soup Mix for Postpartum Recovery is based on, by far, the most popular and effective formula for new mothers. Widely consumed by women right after delivery, this soup boosts the health of your uterus after birth, helps promote good breast milk flow, assists in snapping your meridian back to shape, and revitalizes the Qi, blood, and the body.
After giving birth, the body is deficient in both Qi and the blood. It is these deficiencies that allow wind to invade the body, causing postpartum cold and blood stasis. Our Postpartum Recovery herbal mix is able to help with these conditions, as well as help release any placental fragments within the uterus, expel toxins, support discharge of lochia, contract and restore the expanded uterus, alleviate painful postpartum uterine contractions, transform blood stasis and generate new blood, and warm the meridians.
During the first week after a birth, miscarriage, or the confinement period, it is vital for the women to pay close attention to the replenishment of nutrients for the body. Our Postpartum Recovery herbal mix plays a key part in helping postpartum women start their path to restoring their bodies to a healthy, sound state. We know the first month with a newborn isn't easy - let us help you take care of you. All you need to do here is add chicken and water.
This soup is most effective when consumed during the week immediately following childbirth, up until one month. This herbal mix should only be consumed during the first month postpartum.
Which concerns is this herbal mix good for?
✔ Postpartum health
✔ Retention of the placenta
✔ Lack of flow of the lochia
✔ Post bleeding
✔ Mild abdominal pain
✔ Cold, hardness, or pressure in the lower abdomen
- Helps eliminate lochia following childbirth
- Promotes blood flow
- Resolves blood stasis
- Helps contract the expanded uterus
- Warms the meridians/channels
- Helps alleviate mild pain
- Restores health and body
Traditional Chinese medicine benefits:
- Invigorates the blood
- Transforms and dispels blood stasis
- Warms the menses
- Warms the channels
- Promotes Qi
What else you need to know:
Dong Quai is one of the most popular Chinese herbs for women. It is often prescribed for gynecological problems - menstrual irregularities and/or fertility issues - as well as poor blood circulation. We package an entire piece, root to tip, which will give you maximum potency.
As featured in Chinese Medicine Living
100% natural - 100% no additives or preservatives - handcrafted in small batches to bring you the freshest herbs
Are included. Just a 5 minute prep time!
For maximum shelf life, please store in a cool, dry place (refrigerator's bottom shelf is okay).
Do not consume this soup while pregnant.
Sichuan Lovage Root (Chuan Xiong) - Because it moves Qi, this herb is widely used for various pain caused by blood stasis or qi stagnation. It is commonly used for various gynecological diseases to move blood and regulate menstruation, treating irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain due to blood stasis and qi stagnation. As the second principle herb, it assists the dong quai in contracting and aiding recovery of the uterus.
Peach Seed (Tao Ren) - The most valued healing properties of this herb are its effect of promoting blood circulation. This herb excels at entering blood system of heart and liver meridians and can activate blood to remove stasis.
Honey Licorice (Zhi Gan Cao) - This licorice is honey fried and acts as a harmonizer of all of the herbs as well as warms the meridians.
Black Fried Ginger (Pao Jiang) - This herb warms and regulates the spleen and stomach and controls bleeding with the intention of restoring balance, generating and transforming.
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Very Tasty and Vety Nourishing
I got 3 of these to make for my sister after she gave birth. She had no complications, thank goodness, but her energy was almost zero for a few days after. I made this with chicken and the recommended aromatics (ginger, scallions, carrots, etc.). My sister loved it and really did seem to have an incredible increase in energy and even seemed to heal faster (i.e. less pain, stopped bleeding after 3 weeks). I would absolutely recommend this to anyone recovering from birth.
I absolutely LOVE this soup! I purchased 3 packs and had them all within the first week postpartum. I added organic Epic chicken stock to it and it tasted amazing. I love the care and love that Root and Sprint has in crafting these soups. You can feel it!
I bought this for my friend who’s recently given birth. As per chinese tradition, we drink herbal soup for a month postpartum as part of the recovery process. I had suggested this to my friend who is British and she has found this to be incredibly healing and I will definitely be purchasing this for myself when it’s my turn!
works well, and is delicious
We ordered this for our daughter expecting our second grandchild, and are delighted with the results. Seemed nourishing and healing, who’d want more?
This actually works!
I have adrenal exhaustion and this soup is the best. This is similar to the recipe my oriental medical doctor (OMD) prescribed for me. It’s been years since I liver where she was (she studied in Beijing and had to flee to the country when Chairman Mao purged his country of their Chinese heritage and intelligencia) I love this product and when I drink it (I actually boil my eggs in it for the calcium - my dr taught me that) I have enough energy I can work hard all day (I’m an attorney) and still have energy to exercise, clean the house and play with the dogs. ( no I don’t have post partum issues!!). I’m going to combine with their herbs for the kidney liver and see if that increases the benefit. Not at the same time but as in alternating. Thank you for bringing this great product at a reasonable price.