Barley and Argy Congee

Warms the meridians, stops bleeding and dissipates coldness in the body. It is recommended for those with irregular menses, abdominal pain due to coldness, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, excessive flow of blood and infertility due to coldness of the uterus.

Argy leaf 6–10 g, pearl barley 30–50 g, egg 1, brown sugar to taste.

1.Rinse the argy leaves and eggs. Soak the argy leaves in water for 30 minutes, then simmer them together with the eggs.
2.When the eggs are cooked, remove the shells and simmer for another 20 minutes. Strain the herbal liquid.
3.Rinse the pearl barley and place in a pot together with the herbal liquid. Top up with an adequate amount of water and cook as congee.
4.When done, add brown sugar to taste. Take the eggs with the congee.

Tips for a Healthy Life
This dish is not suitable for those with blood fever associated with yin-deficiency. For those who are heaty, reduce argy leaf to 6 g. For those with night urination or yin-deficiency, reduce barley to 15g and add 10 g of largehead atractylodes rhizome.