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.
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!