Dandelion and Maize Drink

Clears heat from the lungs, relieves thirst and eases urination. It is recommended for those experiencing ulcers, rashes or maculae, or who have reddened eyes with large quantities of yellow discharge.

Dandelion 30 – 60g, water chestnut 200 – 300g, fresh cornsilk 60g (or 30g of the dried).

1.Rinse the dandelion and cornsilk, and steep together in cold water for 30 minutes. Wash the water chestnut thoroughly and crush without peeling it.
2.Place the dandelion, cornsilk and crushed water chestnut together in a pot. Top up with a suitable amount of water.
3.Bring to a rolling boil, then simmer over a low fire for 60 minutes.