Chinese Herbal Soup Mix for Postpartum Recovery


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  • Chinese Herbal Soup for Postpartum or Confinement
  • Chinese Herbal Soup for Postpartum or Confinement

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Makes 4 hearty servings

Made in USA

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

Key benefits:
- 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 ingredients - 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.

Chinese Angelica Root (Dang Gui/Dong Quai) - Highly valued for the treatment for a host of women's illnesses, dong quai root has been shown to affect estrogen and other hormones in animals. It has the ability to nourish the blood and strengthen the female reproductive organs. This formula uses a large dose of dong quai as the principle herb to supplement and vitalize the blood, dispel stasis and generate the new.

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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Siri M.
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Great herbal formula.

I’m an acupuncturist and herbalist. I purchased this for a family member to help them getting ready for postpartum nourishment and recovery. It’s a great selection of herbs to address those needs. Tastes great in a chicken soup.

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Nourishing and warming!

I bought this as a gift for a new mama - she was very appreciative and said she would buy for other new moms!

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Perfect postpartum gift!

Ordered some soup packets and teas as a postpartum gift for a friend: shipping and delivery were so fast, and upon opening the package, my friend remarked on the nice packaging (which is new for us who usually buy ingredients from hawkers in chinatown). Customer service was excellent; they were super quick to respond, and were so helpful when I asked if I could include a small gift note, which they printed out and put in an envelope. Will definitely be shopping here again, especially for gifts!

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Delicious-can’t stop thinking about it

I loved this soup-it felt so nourishing and it was delicious! I added a little fresh ginger, scallion and black pepper to mine, even though it was super yum on its own. Now I just want to eat it every day!

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A must for postpartum care

Perfect mix of herbs for postpartum recovery. Great experience ordering (they shipped out quickly, even with the busy holiday season), and my sister-in-law was grateful and seemed very happy with the soup they made. Would highly recommend!

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