Well Energy Practice - Chinese Herbal Medicine Decocting Guide
Best to use a stainless-steel, clay, ceramic, glass or Corningware pot or vessel for decocting.
One pack of Chinese herbs should be decocted twice daily.
Drink only 1 cup each time for adults. 1 cup = 150cc~200cc.
Put all herbs into the vessel, add cold tap water cc and soak for 30 minutes.
After the soaking of the herbs, the same water is also used for decocting.
Bring the mixture to the boil. Once boiling, use a low heat to decoct for □15 min □30 min □45 min □60 min
(Pull the herbal liquid into a bowl and put
Add fresh cold tap water cc into the vessel. Soaking is not necessary.
Mix the two decoctions together and divide into 2 cups.
(1st cup to be drunk in the morning or at noon and the 2nd cup at night)
Drink 1 cup a time after warming it up □Before sleeping □Before meal □After meal
Note: You must take the medicine two hours before or after any other medication.