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Bitter Melon and Date, Throat Soother

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Bitter Melon and Date, Throat Soother
1 cup dried shredded bitter melon
8 dried red dates
1. Bring six cups of cold water to the boil, then add the shredded bitter melon and the red dates reduce the heat to a medium simmer for half an hour, then reduce it even lower, to a low simmer and cook until the liquid is reduced to two cups.
2. Then remove from the heat source and leave at room temperature or refrigerate, as preferred.
Note The Chinese traditional doctors say to drink half cup twice a day until the throat is no longer sore.

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