Mung bean soup recipe for acne

Mung bean soup recipe for acne

Are mung beans good for acne?

Mung beans clear heat and toxins from the skin, and cool heat in the blood. Therefore, mung beans help to reduce acne and other skin symptoms, such as the common skin rash, cold sores, mouth ulcers, pimples and boils. My acupuncture Dr. used to prescribe a mung bean drink to my teen daughter to help clear her acne condition.


Mung bean soup recipe for skin conditions

Research shows that the phytoestrogens in mung beans help to stimulate collagen and elastin in the skin and that mung beans inhibit the release of HMGB1 ‚Äď a protein which contributes to inflammation.

This recipe can help to clear skin heat and reduce acne and other skin complaints as mentioned above.

  • 2/3 cup of mung beans
  • 4 cups of water


  1. Add all in your vitaclay pot.
  2. Set on stew to cook for 20 minutes.
  3. About 10-15 minutes, it will reach to a boil. Let it boil for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Remove your clay pot from vitaclay cooker. Allow the beans to soak in boiled water for 20-30 minutes then strain.
  5. Drink the thick liquid soup.

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