This recipe was used by the ladies of the imperial court to rejuvinate the skin, hair and nails.
Preparation: Soak half the herbs in about two liters of water for at least 30 minutes. Then, bring to the boil and leave to simmer for another 30 minutes. Sieve out the solids and cook them a second time in slightly less water. Finally combine the two broths and store in a cool place.
Duration: To be taken after meals for five days, thrice daily. Make sure to heat the tea before drinking it. Once the first batch has been consumed, use the other half of the herbs and repeat as described above.