Black Beans Gan Cao Dessert Soup 黑豆干草汤

Black Beans Gan Cao Dessert

Ingredients
5 rock honey sugar
8 pieces fan cao
Some black beans

Instructions
 

  • Put black beans, rock honey sugar, gan cao and water into a pot.
  • Cook for 7 hours
  • Put on bowl

Notes

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Glycyrrhiza uralensis or Gan Cao is used to harmonize other herbs and reduce harsh effects of other herbs. It can remove drugs. 蒙汗药 direct translate is “stop sweat drug”, can make people unconscious and sleep. Gan Cao is the remedy. Gan Cao can increase blood pressure, put dried black beans to reduce blood pressure. I cook this soup when I work in NTU.

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