Red Dates Tea (紅棗水)


  • 2 handfuls red dates
  • 5-6 ‘south’ dates (‘lam jo’)
  • 2 slices suk day (‘cooked floor’)
  • 8-10 slices sau woo
  • 1 handful dried black beans
  • 1/2 chunk of brown stick sugar (“peen tong”)


  • Wash all these dry ingredients first
  • Add everything into a medium pot with 2L water. Boil and then turn down the heat to let it simmer for 1hr.

Good for:

  • Replenishing blood, making hair stronger/blacker