Source/Health Daily Push
There is a saying in the folk, "I often eat melon in summer, and Chinese medicine does not need to catch it."In summer, it is a good time to eat melon ~
When it comes to eating melon, the first thing that emerges in the minds of many people is watermelon, but today’s protagonist is not it!
The melon recommended to you today seems to be "unknown", but the health effect is very happy, and it is suitable for eating in midsummer!
"The first melon" to relieve the heat and dampness -winter melon
Although the winter melon is called "winter melon", it is mainly produced in summer.
The reason why it is called winter melon is because when it is cooked, it will have a layer of white powder on the surface, like a cream that is knotted in winter.
Winter melon has a sweet and cool flavor. It has medicinal effects such as clearing heat, detoxification, water, and phlegm, which is especially suitable for summer consumption of summer wet coexistence.
"Following the Extraction of the Diet" records: "Winter melon is clear, nourish the stomach, nourish the Jinjin, treats the trouble and treats the trouble, eliminates the water and the water is full, the diarrhea is choiring, the poison of fish, the wine, etc.
In addition, eating more melon is particularly important to replenish water in summer.Because the water content of winter melon is as high as 96%, and it is light and easy to digest.
In addition, winter melon contains more vitamin C, and has high potassium content and low calories. Therefore, it is a good food for patients with obesity, hypertension, kidney disease and edema.
In addition, diabetic patients can also use winter melon as daily food.Because the content of carbohydrates in winter melon is very low, it is 1/40 of the general rice, which has a small impact on the blood sugar after diabetic meals.
Not only that, it is often used as the "winter melon skin" and "winter melon seeds" lost as the corners. They also have a good health effect–
Winter melon "corners" are also treasures,
It’s a pity to throw away!
Compared to the value of consumption, the medicinal value of winter melon is higher, especially the winter melon skin and winter melon seeds.
1. Winter melon skin: Swelling and swelling
Winter melon is swollen and swollen, which can eliminate thirst.Wash the melon peel and cook water to cook water, which can treat unfavorable urination, edema, thirst, etc.
2. Winter melon seeds: spleen through the spleen
Winter melon seeds strengthen the spleen, which can clear the intestines.Use 30 grams of fresh melon fresh seeds or 15 grams of dried sons to decorate, remove the sauce to cook porridge, which will benefit the skills of swelling, clearing heat and quenching thirst.
When using winter melon soup, it is best to use the skin and the child together, so that it can strengthen its effects of heat and water.
Next, I recommend 2 food therapy prescriptions for summer -——
2 food therapy, the first choice for soup in summer!
1. Winter melon water duck soup: Qingrun Nourishing
Ingredients: 1000 grams of old winter melon (even skin, child), 1/4 of fresh lotus leaves, 50 grams each of lotus seeds and lily, 1 water duck, 100 grams of lean meat, and 3 slices of ginger.
Method: Wash and cut the old winter melon, soak the lotus seeds and lily with water for 15 minutes, wash the ducks and cut the pieces, wash the lean meat, then put the above ingredients into the clay pot, add an appropriate amount of water, boil with a fire pot boiling boiling with a fire pot boiling boiling pot fire pot boiling boiling with a fire pot.After that, change the fire for 2 hours, and then season it in an appropriate amount of salt.
Efficacy: Lily, can moisturize the lungs and relieve cough, clear the heart and soothe the nerves; water ducks are cool and sweet, can nourish qi and calm the stomach, and eliminate food;For the soup, it is the first choice for the soup of the hot weather.
2. Mao Gen winter melon tea: eliminate heat and dampness
Ingredients: 20 grams of Maogen, 50 grams of winter melon, right amount of rock sugar.
Method: Wash the root and winter melon, slice the melon, add an appropriate amount of water and cook, cook at low heat for 20 minutes, add an appropriate amount of rock sugar to season.
Efficacy: The root of Mao Gen, which is clear and detoxifying, is matched with the winter melon of littering and dampness and heat.
Coupled with, Mao Gen winter melon tea is cheap, simple to cook, and sweet taste, which is very suitable for summer to drink tea in summer.
However, it should be noted that this tea drink is a cold product, and it is easy to hurt the yang. Therefore, people with spleen and stomach deficiency, lack of yang qi, thin yin deficiency and thinness, and kidney deficiency should not drink more.When drinking diabetes, try not to put rock sugar as much as possible.