American Ginseng and Dendrobium with Chicken Soup

Ingredients: (for 3-4 persons)
American ginseng slices – 1 tael
Dendrobium – 2 taels
Chicken – 1/2
Red dates – 6 pieces
Ginger slices – adequate
Salt – adequate

Procedure:
1) Wash all the ingredients thoroughly.
2) Cut the chicken into pieces after removal of its skin, blanch and drain afterwards.
3) Boil about 10-12 bowls of water*, add in all the ingredients when the water is boiled, continue to boil for 10 more min., then turn to low heat and cook for 2-3 hrs.*, add salt before serving.
*The quantity of water depends on personal preference.
*The length of time depends on the capability of the cook pot.

Efficacy:
Eliminate internal heat, nourish the stomach and promote production of body fluid, dissipate asthenia heat, enrich saliva to quench thirst.