Season Water Chestnut As An Alternative to Fresh Water Chestnut

By | August 7, 2009

One of the famous galactogogue (substance to increase the milk production) is Chinese water chesnut. Water chestnut is known as sengkuang Cina is a tuber nut with great nutrient benefits. It contains high carbohydrates and a good replacement for grains. It is also a good source for fibre and vitamin B, and also contains Potassium, Calcium, zinc and iron.

water chestnut

Among the water chestnut’s benefit known in our region:

  • To increase milk production.
  • To reduce body heat.
  • To relief jaundice (not for babies, as babies are recommended to be breastfed alone).
  • Cough reliever.
  • Source of energy – high in calorie.
  • Promote urination. Good for UTI.
  • To relieve nauseousness.
  • To be used in detox.

However it shouldn’t be taken too much because it will upset our stomach and body.

Fresh water chestnut can be get at the supermarket such as Servay, Giants, Tesco, etc. However, F&N made our life easier by producing water chestnut drink in aluminium tin named Season

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23 thoughts on “Season Water Chestnut As An Alternative to Fresh Water Chestnut

    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      kalau serasi insyaAllah, mnumlah dengan hati gembira hehehe.

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  1. babycomel

    dah pena try minum tu tp mybe sbb tak serasi production biasa2 je…
    .-= babycomel´s last blog ..Keranamu Malaysia =-.

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      Rina minum dengan peraaan kurang gembira kot. hihihi.

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      sedap sedap sedap

      kalu dop sebab tamboh susu pom, berehi minum.

      dio ado cunky2 sengkuang tu ddale dio. sedap3x. kalu time2 panah meme beh kalu bleh setin hehe.

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      haa yg tu pun dgr ceritanya berguna jugak untuk tambah susu

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      1. rina

        ye saya minum yg ni.. bertin2 dulu..terasa la gak pertambahan susu

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      rasa dia macam tebu tapi tak manis. ada fibre2 gitu. hehe. betul ke desciption ku ini 😛

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  2. pinky

    oh tatau pon sengkuang cina can help increase milk production. kena try ni! tq for sharing 🙂

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      sila sila try hehe
      suka sebab rasa dia sedap kalo yg dalam tin tu & ada isi2 dia bole kunyah2 😀

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  3. mamamiya

    sengkuang ni sedap potong kiub kecil2, letak dlm semangkuk ais. then letak skit air longan & buah longan tin. ni feberet i time kecik dulu.
    .-= mamamiya´s last blog ..Another Hiatus! =-.

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    1. aidie

      lagi satu sengkuang hiris nipis letak kuah rojak kat atas…hhmmpphhh ada kick hehehhee

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      1. Mommy Lyna Post author

        sengkuang besar tu mmg best kalo letak kuah rojak. yummmmmyyy!

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      bole bole
      hehehe
      at least rasa dia sedap hehehe

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  4. sya

    erk, kena try nih..
    walaupun sengkuang yang letak dalam rojak tu ku tak berapa makan.. 😛
    .-= sya´s last blog ..berkepit? =-.

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    1. Mommy Lyna Post author

      rasa dia lain sikit dr sengkuang dalam rojak tu. hmm.. fiber dia lagi halus kot.

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