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chicken soup

Chinese medicine
Fresh chicken broth has been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a tonic, and recommended for children, the elderly, those with GI complaints and those recuperating from chronic disease, pregnancy and surgery.

Folk medicine
A fowl broth with a long tradition as a home remedy for upper respiratory tract infections, which may be a nasal decongestant, inhibit growth of pneumococci in vitro and stimulate immune responsiveness of white cells.

Mainstream medicine
A popular term for a drug, manoeuvre or device with little or no benefit, which may be used in absence of a therapy known to be effective.

chicken soup

Chicken broth Folk medicine Jewish penicillin A fowl broth with a long tradition as a home remedy for URIs, which may be a nasal decongestant, inhibit growth of pneumococci in vitro, and stimulate immune responsiveness in WBCs Mainstream medicine A popular term for a drug, maneuver, or device with little or no benefit, which may be used in absence of an efficacious product. See Band-Aid® therapy, 'Homeopathic. ', Placebo.
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Once the onion and leek are soft, add the chicken stock and asparagus stems to the pan.
Chicken stock with no meat can be pressure canned at 10 pounds pressure (for higher elevations, check; in Virginia, 10 pounds is fine) 20 minutes for pints, 25 for quarts.
I make my chicken stock from chicken wings because each one boasts equal amounts of the three components you need to make a good stock: Meat (which contributes flavor), bones (their gelatin provides body) and lots of skin (its fat amplifies the flavor).
In Japan, the product has a soy sauce flavor with chicken stock.
For the licorice emulsion: Add chicken stock, mushrooms and asparagus trim to a saucepan; simmer for 30 minutes.
Pure chicken stock is becoming increasingly sought after by the growing number of food manufacturers seeking an authentic and 100% natural chicken signature in their products.
He simmered the less meaty pieces such as the back and neck to make a chicken stock.
The Swiss food and nutrition group Nestle has signed an agreement with China's second chicken stock producer Haoji, on the creation of a joint venture in which Nestle will control 60% of capital and Haoji 40%.
pepper 1 cup uncooked rice 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 1 tsp.
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