This is the last and final review on DIY confinement soup packages. This week we shall be reviewing the confinement soup package by Hockhua Tonic known as “Hockhua Confinement Complete Pack”. Hockhua Tonic is a household brand when it comes to buying Health Tonic in Singapore. The confinement soup package by Hockhua Tonic is priced at $268. If you are a Hockhua Tonic member, it would only cost you SGD$228. At this discounted price of SGD$228, the average price per soup package will be $8.15 making it an affordable option for your daily confinement meal. Following is how the packages look like.
There are a total of 28 different types of soups that are packed in these two big plastic boxes. Following are the soup for Week 1
Following are the soup for Week 2
Following are the soup for Week 3
Finally the soup for Week 4
Unlike Lao Bao Ning and Eu Yan Sang where you find repeating soup in their confinement soup packages, Hockhua Confinement Complete Pack provide you with a unique soup every day. According to Hockhua’s staff, the 28 different soups that are carefully selected to meet the nutrient needs at different stage of your confinement. As explained in the brochure provided, it helps in the following:
- Circulation and Remove Clot
- Clear Lochia
- Dispel Coldness
- Tonify Vital and Blood
- Nourishing and Rejuvenation
- Digestion and Calm Nerves
- Support Lumbar and Kidney
- Strengthen Tendon and Bones
You will find common soup that is drank during confinement such as Sheng Hua Soup （生化汤）which aids in the expulsion of toxins, the discharge of lochia and the revitalization of Qi and blood. There is also more common soup such as four treasure soup or America Ginseng soup.
Unboxing the big plastic box, you will find the herbs packed in smaller plastic boxes.
On each box, the front label bear on information like the name of the soup, the herbs packed inside and most importantly when the soup should be taken.
For example the soup should be taken Day 1, Week 1.
Each herb is tightly sealed in smaller plastic bags.
Behind the label, you will find the cooking instruction and additional ingredients that are suggested to cook the soup. The cooking instruction is available in both Chinese and English. Most of the soup required chicken, pork or fish.
Like most DIY confinement soup packages, Hockhua Tonic saves you time and money to think what you need to cook during your confinement. More importantly, a woman’s body is the weakest and most vulnerable to future ailments after childbirth, and taking the Hockhua Confinement Complete Pack during your confinement will definitely aid in recovery to ensure long term health.