Steamed Pears and Almonds: Dry Cough Remedy

Food is medicine

Asian culture has many food remedies for common aliments such as colds and coughs.

In the fall air is dry. This leads to a cold with a dry cough. Dry coughs also occur in the deep winter with the heat blasting (especially with steam heat here in NYC).

A dry chronic cough that is accompanied by deep congestion in the chest is perfectly suited for a healing sweet soup.  We call this dry phlegm because it is difficult to expectorate and causes and chronic long term dry cough.

Seasonal Foods

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