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Indian Borage Herbal Tea

I’ve have a small apartment garden at home. It began with only three air-filtering plants which I purchased not only to improve the quality of air at home, but to ease my tired eyes due to …

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Jamu Drink For General Health & Beauty

I travel frequently and I travel for many reasons. One is becaause I love exploring parts of the world I haven’t seen or experienced before. That’s why I rarely visit the same place again. But there’s …

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Collagen-rich chicken bone broth

I find it bizarre that women spend heaps of money on ‘miracle’ skin-care and things like collagen drink to preserve their youth, but pay little regard to their food and mental health. Isn’t it a …

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Burdock Root Soup and Black Bean For Detoxification

My love for soup is borne out of familiarity as well as extensive study. Up until my early twenties, I drink Chinese soup almost everyday. When the burden (or joy) of cooking fell upon my …

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Chrysanthemum flower and goji berry tea

Modern technology put a lot of strain on our eyes. Whether at work or at play, we look at screens on our computer, tablets and phones. Not only it is tires our eyes, in a …

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How to make chicken essence at home

Chicken essence is the juices from the flesh and bones of chicken. It is extracted by double-boiling the chicken in high temperature for about three hours. The extract contains highly nutritious active components like protein, …

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Quick ginger drink for upset stomach (2 minutes)

If you follow JewelPie on Facebook, you have probably seen this quote by Hippocrates “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”. I truly believe in that saying and often consume food with …

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Chinese watercress soup for strong lungs & blemish-free skin

Due to the haze, we were advised by caring family members to drink more water and prepare soup that is beneficial for our lungs. So we made watercress soup which is both nutritious and delicious. …

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Simple Foil-Wrapped Herbal Chicken (2 min prep time)

Most modern people have little time and skills to cook healthy food. This herbal chicken takes only 2 minutes to prepare and almost fool-proof. Simply rub salt onto the chicken, stuff common chinese herbs into …

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Blue rice with butterfly-pea flower

How do you know you’re getting all the nutrient that your body needs? Eat different color fruits and vegetables that reflect the color of the rainbow. That’s because different color results from different plant chemicals …

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