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Healing Arts – Magic Soup Recipe

This recipe was developed using traditional chinese theories. It is very good for bone, cartilage and organ repair and has been used with great success against cancer. I had an athletic injury and had damage to the my left knee; ACL, MCL, meniscus and some surrounding tissue. The doctor had said it could take 12 weeks to recover. I drank this soup twice a day (a large soup mug)and by the 7th day I had no pain or swelling and would totally forget about the injury during the day while I was at work. Pretty amazing. (NOTE- if used as a cancer treatment: as I understand, you should continue to drink the soup after remission and use it as a preventative step). For lung and liver damage, it can take several months to complete repairs. This soup is a clear, greenish/yellowish liquid. It tastes like a medium flavored cabbage broth. Some people do not like the taste. I had no issues with the taste. The hardest produce to acquire are the green daikon tops. Whole Foods will sell you the daikon with the tops on if you ask in advance. Most purveyors will remove the tops for sale.

Magic Soup Recipe

  • 16 ounces white daikon
  • 8-10 ounces white daikon greens
  • 8-10 ounces carrot
  • 8 ounces burdock root (called Gobo in Japanese,
    Uang in Korean, Ngao pong or Niu pang in Chinese)
  • 3-5 fresh shitake mushroom (sundried) – if not
    sundried, expose dried mushrooms to sun again.
1. Don’t peel anything! Don’t add any seasoning!
2. Fill a pot with three times the quantity of water
as the vegetable. When it comes to a boil,
reduce the flame and simmer for two hours.
Strain and drink.