Dried Fishwort Herb 鱼腥草 (Yu Xing Cao) | 500g

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Dried Fishwort Herb, also known as Dan Dou Chi or Natto, offer various potential health benefits.

Potential benefits

Respiratory 💚: Dried fishwort herb is commonly used to support respiratory health and relieve respiratory symptoms. It is believed to have expectorant and antitussive properties, making it useful for conditions such as cough, bronchitis, and asthma.

Anti-inflammatory 💕: The herb contains bioactive compounds that have demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties. It may help reduce inflammation in the body, which can be beneficial for various conditions, including arthritis, sore throat, and skin inflammation.

Detox : Traditional Chinese medicine considers dried fishwort herb as having detoxifying properties. It is believed to help eliminate toxins from the body and promote healthy liver function.

Digestion 😋: Dried fishwort herb is sometimes used to support digestion and alleviate digestive discomfort. It may help stimulate appetite, relieve indigestion, and reduce gastrointestinal inflammation.

Skin ✋: The herb is sometimes used topically or consumed internally for skin-related issues. It may help alleviate itching, eczema, and other skin irritations.

Recommended Dosage

We recommend around 10g per portion. 

Here are some suggestions on how to use Dried fishwort herb:

Herbal tea: Dried fishwort herb can be used to make herbal tea. Simply steep a few dried leaves or the whole herb in hot water for a few minutes. The resulting tea has a distinct flavour that is often described as refreshing and slightly tangy.

Culinary ingredient: In some culinary traditions, dried fishwort herb is used as a flavouring or garnish for certain dishes. It is particularly popular in Asian cuisines. The fresh or dried leaves can be added to soups, stews, stir-fries, or salads to impart a unique flavour and aroma.

Traditional medicine: Dried fishwort herb has a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine. It is often incorporated into herbal formulas and prescriptions to address specific health concerns. The herb is typically used in combination with other herbs to enhance its therapeutic effects.

Poultice or topical application: In traditional medicine, dried fishwort herb is sometimes used topically as a poultice or in the form of a wash. It is believed to have cooling and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help soothe skin irritations, rashes, insect bites, and minor wounds.

Culinary condiment: In some regions, dried fishwort herb is used as a condiment or seasoning. It can be ground into a powder and sprinkled over dishes as a flavour enhancer. The herb's distinct taste adds a unique touch to various culinary preparations.

It's worth noting that the culinary and medicinal uses of dried fishwort herb may vary across cultures and traditions. Additionally, while dried fishwort herb is generally considered safe for consumption in moderate amounts, it's important to exercise caution if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications.

Authentic Quality 

Our Dried Fishwort Herb is grown using the authentic DaoDi concept and is non-sulphur treated to retain the highest quality ingredient. 

Gluten & Cruelty Free, Vegan Friendly, Non-Sulphur Treated
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