Ginseng Chicken Soup for the Soul

Posted on Mar 27, 2011 in Health and Wellness | Comments Off on Ginseng Chicken Soup for the Soul

Ginseng Chicken Soup

4 servings

1 Whole Organic Chicken

20 oz Ginseng (Ren shen)

20 pieces red dates (Da Zao)

30 gm GoJi Berries (gou qi zi)


Wash the chicken and remove the giblets. Place 10 gm of ginseng, 10 gm goji and 10 pieces of red date in the cavity of the chicken.

Place chicken breast side up in stock pot.  Add enough water to cover 8-10 c. Cover w.lid and bring to a boil, reduce to medium heat, simmer 30 minutes, season with salt.

This soup nourishes the blood and qi, especially beneficial for nourishing heart blood and liver blood and yin.  The liver stores the Hun or soul in Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Heart stores the Spirit.  This soup is the real deal for nourishing the Soul!