Sparkling Pear Mocktail

Five Seasons TCM

In collaboration with Elix Healing, we're bringing you a delightful mocktail that will brighten any celebration while helping keep your body balanced this holiday season.  Pear is a powerful TCM food medicine known for its hydrating and cooling powers. Autumn is the season of metal and is the time when the Lungs are the most active. As a result, excessive Lung fire is common thanks to the dry weather and general air of death at this time. Traditional Chinese cuisine extensively uses pears in the autumn to counter Lung heat, adding much-needed hydration and soothing the Lungs and mucus membranes and alleviating coughs, sore...

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TCM Hot Chocolate for Winter Energy

Five Seasons TCM

This festive hot chocolate in collaboration with Elix Healing is the perfect treat to cozy up with in the coming cold months. In TCM, Reishi is a powerful ingredient that not only bosts immunity, but also gives the mood and spirit a much-needed lift when the weather is gray. We've also added goji, chocolate, and brown sugar for sustained energy, then topped it off with the Elix Stay Well Tincture, which will boost mood, energy, and immunity—all in a few drops!

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TCM Pumpkin Spiced Sweet Potato Latte

Five Seasons TCM

In collaboration with Elix Healing, we bring you a TCM twist on an all-American classic! A popular drink in Asia during autumn and winter, sweet potato lattes are a delicious sweet treat packed with heaps of nutritional benefits. According to TCM, sweet potatoes are good for digestion, as they are a slow growing root-vegetable that belongs to the earth element, which benefits the stomach and spleen. When served in a warm beverage, they can also help restore balance to the Yin and Yang in the body. For this recipe, we combined sweet potato with pumpkin spice, then topped it off with Elix’s Ginger Aide for...

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Cooling Watermelon Cucumber Slush

Five Seasons TCM

Watermelon is considered sweet and cold (Yin) in TCM and enters the heart, stomach, and bladder meridian pathways. It’s fantastic for reducing summer heat, promoting urination, and quenching thirst. Cucumber is considered sweet and cold in TCM as well. It enters the lung, spleen, and stomach meridians to reduce Heat, quench thirst, promote urination, and detox the body. Lastly, mint is aromatic, cooling, and enters the lung and liver meridians. It can relieve Heat and fever, benefit liver Qi, and lift our mood. This recipe is created with Elix Healing tinctures. 

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Sparkling Shiso Water with Pickled Peach | 白桃姜紫苏气泡水

Five Seasons TCM

Using our shiso picked peach recipe, this beverage is not only beautiful, but also incredibly delicious, refreshing, and beneficial for our body in hot weather. Courtersy to our friend @simplyjenwong for the gorgeous shiso leaves and mint she grows!

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Osmanthus Longan Milk | 桂圆桂花杏仁奶

Five Seasons TCM

This is a slightly sweet, calming, fragrant herbal milk recipe that benefits the Spleen and the Lung. We love to drink this milk warm in the evening with a small piece of tea cake!  

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