Season Water Chestnut As An Alternative to Fresh Water Chestnut

by Mommy Lyna on August 7, 2009 · 23 comments

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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eliss August 7, 2009 at 11:05 am

oh sengkuang cina :)
x penah try..Insya Allah try pasni utk boost milk production yang makin susut jer rsnya ni..
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Mommy Lyna August 7, 2009 at 11:44 am

kalau serasi insyaAllah, mnumlah dengan hati gembira hehehe.

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babycomel August 7, 2009 at 11:09 am

dah pena try minum tu tp mybe sbb tak serasi production biasa2 je…
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Mommy Lyna August 7, 2009 at 11:45 am

Rina minum dengan peraaan kurang gembira kot. hihihi.

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yatie chomeyl August 7, 2009 at 11:13 am

okeh, kelik kelate bule 9 ni nok g kb mall pahtu beli banyok2 wat stok wat kelik gi jepun smula..hehehe..sedak dop raso dio lyna?
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Mommy Lyna August 7, 2009 at 11:46 am

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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aidie August 7, 2009 at 12:38 pm

satu lagi yg best..season longan & dates drink.. :)

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Mommy Lyna August 7, 2009 at 3:10 pm

haa yg tu pun dgr ceritanya berguna jugak untuk tambah susu

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rina August 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm

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

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fid August 7, 2009 at 1:34 pm

ngan i mujarab tapi berenti minum sbb i dah tahap melantak kahkahkah

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Mommy Lyna August 7, 2009 at 3:10 pm

ada jampi kot air tu hehehe

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zuhaini August 7, 2009 at 2:19 pm

oh.. saya pun x pernah try lagi.. hihi.. rasa macam apa ya..?
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Mommy Lyna August 7, 2009 at 3:11 pm

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

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pinky August 7, 2009 at 4:02 pm

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

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Mommy Lyna August 8, 2009 at 12:14 am

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

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mamamiya August 7, 2009 at 4:03 pm

sengkuang ni sedap potong kiub kecil2, letak dlm semangkuk ais. then letak skit air longan & buah longan tin. ni feberet i time kecik dulu.
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aidie August 7, 2009 at 4:33 pm

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

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Mommy Lyna August 8, 2009 at 12:16 am

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

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Hanz August 7, 2009 at 6:21 pm

Boleh try.Thanks!
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Mommy Lyna August 8, 2009 at 12:17 am

bole bole
hehehe
at least rasa dia sedap hehehe

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sya August 7, 2009 at 9:04 pm

erk, kena try nih..
walaupun sengkuang yang letak dalam rojak tu ku tak berapa makan.. :P
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Mommy Lyna August 8, 2009 at 12:18 am

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

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farah August 10, 2009 at 10:26 am

ini ialah air feveret saya hehe
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