• Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 75 mins
The Herbal Citrus Formula

Number of servings


  • 9 slices of Sunkist dried orange
  • 20 g raw Chinese barley
  • 20 g fried Chinese barley
  • 45 g Chinese yam
  • 45 g hyacinth bean
  • 25 g hawthorn
  • Black or pu'er tea leaves (optional)
  • Rock sugar/brown sugar (optional, to add flavor)
  • 2400 ml water


  1. Wash all the ingredients and air dry 9 slices of Sunkist dried orange.
  2. Prepare a pot with 2400 ml of water, add in Sunkist dried orange, raw Chinese barley, fried Chinese barley, Chinese yam, hyacinth bean and fuling. Boil for 45 minutes over “moderate” heat.
  3. Add the hawthorn and rock sugar and boil for another 25 minutes.
  4. Finally, add tea leaves and boil for 5 minutes. Strain the ingredients and serve.