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The Efficacy of Bah Kut Teh
Bah Kut Teh is traditionally believed to replenish and improve blood circulation, restore vital energy, and warm the stomach as well as rejuvenating one’s looks. It is suitable for both men and women.
Though casually labled as a “tea soup” or stew, it is in fact a health-giving supplement that contains Chinese medicinal herbs (star anise, Oleaster, cloves and garlic) that is simmered for hours with pork ribs. In some small towns across Malaysia, locals even add sea cucumber and abalone into the soup. Because of its health benefits, the soup is perfect for the hot and dry seasons to remove heatiness, improve blood circulation, boost energy, restore the respiratory system and rejuvenate the skin. Traditional Chinese practitioners believe that the soup is mild and hydrating, and the goodness is circulated throughout the body. Thus, the soup when combined with respective medicinal ingredients can also treat blood stasis and rheumatic arthritis. Other knows benefits include pain relief and regulating the menstrual cycle.