Lotus seeds have become old lotus leaves, Qinglu washing, and apple flower.
The autumn wind gradually rises, and the heat does not disappear. It is a good time to eat lotus seeds.
Lotus seed -longevity seeds
Lotus seeds are both food and Chinese medicine, but also a special seed.
Lotus seeds have a long life span. Previously, in Dalian, Shenyang and other places in China, ancient lotus seeds were unearthed. After being determined by the Institute of Archeology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, their life span was between 830 and 1250.
In July of this year, a Song Dynasty ancient lotus cultivated by the Lishui City Museum in Zhejiang was blooming again after "sleeping for thousands of years".
Scientists believe that the reason why these ancient lotus seeds are so long is related to the environment it stored; on the other hand, the lotus seeds itself contains more antibody and glutathione.
This type of compound is a key substance that maintains the life of the seeds and germination.
The vigorous vitality of lotus seeds makes it not to be underestimated by its medicinal effect.
Eat lotus seeds in the late summer and early autumn
The earliest food therapy "Food therapy Materia Medica" records: "(Lotus seeds) The main five internal organs are not enough, the injuries are absolute, and the interests of the twelve meridians are blood qi."
Lotus seed meat is a commonly used drug in Chinese medicine. It has the effect of nourishing the spleen and stomach, and is often used to treat spleen and stomach weakness.
For bad appetite, diarrhea, Chinese medicine often use lotus seeds, because it can not only replenish the spleen and stomach, but also eliminate the moisture in the gastrointestinal tract and increase appetite.
In the late summer and early autumn, it is the season for eating fresh lotus seeds.
"Compendium of Materia Medica" records that lotus seeds have "clear heart and heat", which has a good effect on the irritability caused by the burning heart.
In addition, lotus seeds can also solid the intestinal heritage, and do not take shape for stools. Male nocturnal emission, enuresis, and female leucorrhea have increased the problem, which has a good effect.
The method of eating lotus seeds is incorrect and can also cause harm to the body.
Everyone has different constitutions, and the amount of lotus seeds is different. Generally speaking, if you eat more than 10 each, there is no problem without uncomfortable.
In addition, people with diabetes, gastroesophageal reflux, and constipation should eat less or not, because lotus seeds are rich in sugar, starch, and protein, and patients with gastroesophageal reflux may reflect acid when eating too much.
At the same time, lotus seeds have the effect of stopping diarrhea, and people with constipation will increase constipation when eating.
Lotus Seed Medicine
01 Lotus Lily Soup
Materials: 50 grams each of lotus seeds and lily, 250 grams of lean meat, appropriate amount of green onions, ginger slices, salt, and cooking wine.
Method: 1. Wash the lotus seeds, lilies, and pig lean meat, remove the lotus seeds, and cut the lean meat into thin slices.2. Put the lotus seeds, lilies, and slices in the pot at the same time, add an appropriate amount of water, and add onion segments, ginger slices, salt, and cooking wine.3. Put the fire on the fire.
Efficacy: benefit the spleen and stomach, nourish the heart, nourish the lungs and nourish the kidneys, remove the heat and relieve cough.
Applicable people: patients with obesity, insomnia, low fever, and dry cough.
02 Poria lotus seed red dates porridge
Materials: 150 grams of glutinous rice, 10 red dates, 50 grams of lotus seeds, 3 tablespoons of rock sugar, appropriate amount of Poria.
Method: glutinous rice foam, clean, put the pot on the fire, put the glutinous rice in the pot, add an appropriate amount of water, boil it with high heat, then turn it on low heat for 20 minutes, and cook until the rice grains bloom.The red dates are soaked, the lotus seeds and Poria rinse, and then add the boiled glutinous rice together and continue to cook for about 20 minutes.When the lotus seeds are cooked, when the rice grains are mild, add rock sugar and stir well.
Efficacy: Nourishing and nourishing God can often be eaten.
Note: The elderly, children, chronic diseases, and weak gastrointestinal digestive function should not eat more glutinous rice.
03 Lotus seed stewed black chicken
Materials: 20 grams of lotus seeds, 15 grams of ginkgo, 1 black bone chicken (about 500 grams).
Method: Wash the black bone chicken hair and internal organs. Ginkgo and lotus seeds are rough into the belly of the chicken. Add ginger, pepper, green onion, refined salt and other seasonings and appropriate amounts of water to simmer until they are cooked.
Efficacy: This side has the effects of nourishing liver and kidney, stopping band turbidity, and is suitable for cards such as vitality and fatigue, red leucorrhea, and low sexual function of men and women.
Data: China Traditional Chinese Medicine News, degree of business newspapers in Sichuan, CCTV health road, Luo Dalun Channel, Health Health China
Edit: Huang Mei