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Health is beauty.

Consuming more skin-healthy foods, alongside a proper skincare routine and regular facial visits, will help you reach your skin goals faster! In this blog, we explore even more ways to boost our skin health – through these herbal teas that will leave your skin glowing!

We consulted the physicians at PULSE TCM to find out more on how we can drink your way to good skin. Whether you are experiencing dull, dry, or troubled skin, there’s a tea to keep those skin concerns at bay!

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Is your skin dehydrated, dull, and lackluster? Intensely dehydrated skin requires hydration both inside and out. This tea uses roses, red dates and dried longan to nourish the blood and regenerate skin. Individuals with dry, itchy skin may also benefit from this tea’s soothing effects.

Ingredients:

Rose (玫瑰, Mei Gui)
Red Dates (红枣, Hong Zao)
Dried Longan (龙眼肉, Long Yan Rou)

Instructions:

Toss all ingredients into a teapot or french press of boiling water.
Let it simmer for 20-30minutes before consumption.

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Jasmine, Calendula and Cranberries are packed with antibacterial, antioxidant properties with high amounts of Vitamins A & C. Aside from helping to lighten pigmentation and brighten skin, its anti-inflammatory effects soothe and strengthen the skin barrier against pollutants.

Ingredients:

Jasmine (茉莉花, Mo Li Hua)
Calendula (金盏花, Jin Zhan Hua)
Cranberries (酸果蔓, Suan Guo Man)

Instructions:

Toss all ingredients into a teapot or french press of boiling water.
Let it simmer for 20-30minutes before consumption.

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Chamomile & Chrysanthemum relieves ‘heatiness​’ in the body, ​which prevents f​uture breakouts. This refreshing tea is suitable for those with troubled, sensitive, and irritated skin.

Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties help soothe the skin, reducing redness and acne, as well as boosting skin regeneration. Consuming this tea protects the skin from free radical damage and improves the skin barrier (usually weak in individuals with troubled skin).

Ingredients:

Wolfberries (枸杞, Gou Qi)
Chamomile (洋甘菊, Yang Gan Ju)
Chrysanthemum (菊花, Ju Hua)

Instructions:

Toss all ingredients into a teapot or french press of boiling water.
Let it simmer for 20-30 minutes before consumption.

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From a TCM point of view, ageing is associated with the loss of kidney Qi. These ingredients help to regulate and invigorate Qi and nourish the kidney, staving off ageing.

Ageing is also a result of cell damage by free radicals. These antioxidant-rich ingredients help to reduce free radical damage and thus slow the effects of ageing in the skin and body.

Ingredients:

Rose (玫瑰, Mei Gui)
Wolfberries (枸杞, Gou Qi)
Dried Longan (龙眼肉, Long Yan Rou)
Red Dates (红枣, Hong Zao)

Instructions:

Place ingredients into a teapot or french press of boiling water.
Add 1 litre of boiling water and let steep for 5 minutes.
Consume gradually throughout the day.

Tea Recipes from PULSE TCM: https://www.pulsetcm.sg/tea-series/

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