16 September, 2019 Physician Oh Xu Xuan

Easy-to-brew Teas to Survive this Haze Season

If you’re experiencing headaches, dry & itchy throat, irritable eyes or the feeling that your sinusitis is acting up, you could be part of the sensitive individuals during this haze season.

Exposure to air pollution can cause temporary discomfort to your eyes, nose, throat and even your skin. Individuals with allergies or underlying heart or lungs medical conditions also have a higher risk of triggered symptoms.

On top of checking the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) by the National Environment Agency (NEA) and following the health advisories, here are some TCM remedies to survive the haze!

Easy-to-brew teas to relieve your symptoms:

Directions: Put all of the ingredients into a cup and pour boiling water over it. Let it simmer for 5 minutes before consumption. Add honey to your preference.

Keep yourself well-hydrated and avoid spicy, greasy and fried food!

Note: Information provided is not a substitute for a physician or any form of medical care. Individual symptoms differ due to different body constitutions and diagnosis. One should consult a licensed TCM practitioner for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

About the Author

Physician Oh Xu Xuan Physician Oh Xu Xuan is a certified TCM practitioner in PULSE TCM Clinic. She is also experienced in the use of acupuncture and cupping techniques to treat weight issues and has helped boost the self-confidence of many patients.

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