Nourishing Gallbladder and Kidney, Chinese Wolfberry

Every time I talk about wolfberry, many friends have something to say: cheap and healthy, soaking some water every day is good, raising eyes and replenishing the body.

Nourishing Gallbladder and Kidney, Chinese Wolfberry

But you may have questions about how much to eat each day: How much is the best wolfberry to eat a day? When it comes to this, you really have to pay attention. It is said that wolfberry is good, but it is not the more the better, right?

Do not overdose wolfberry. wolfberry has a sweet taste and flatness. It enters the liver and kidney meridians. It has the effect of nourishing the liver and kidney and benefiting stamina. It can be used to treat weakness of the waist and knees, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, spermatorrhea and other symptoms caused by liver and kidney deficiency and insufficient blood essence. In addition, people who are prone to dry mouth and insomnia can also try.

Modern pharmacological research also shows that wolfberry fruit mainly contains wolfberry polysaccharides, betaine, carotene, etc., which can regulate human immune function, promote hematopoietic function, protect liver, anti-cancer, and anti-aging. People with poor immunity and poor liver are suitable for eating wolfberry.

Therefore, it is a good choice whether it is used as a medicinal or as a daily health food. In the list of 63 medicines and foods announced by the Ministry of Health, wolfberry tops the list. Eating a little bit every day is good for us.

But wolfberry is a tonic after all. If you eat too much, you may get angry easily, causing nosebleeds and uncomfortable eyes. In general, the recommended daily consumption of wolfberry is about 10 grams, try not to exceed 20 grams, this number is about a small handful.

How effective is wolfberry

In addition, wolfberry is dual-purpose for medicine and food. Under normal circumstances, it can be eaten, but people who are prone to allergies may be allergic to it. You should use wolfberry with caution. If you feel uncomfortable after eating wolfberry, stop eating it immediately. Also note that if you have a cold, fever, diarrhea, or body inflammation, it is best not to eat wolfberry.

Anyone who eats wolfberry often knows that the wolfberry produced in Ningxia is the best. So, how do I choose when it comes to the market?

one look. A good wolfberry is long and flat, fusiform or oval, with a larger body; it is red or dark red with a white spot on the tip pedicle. The poor quality goji berries are mostly short round with small heads; thin skin, few flesh, translucent, seeds are faintly visible; no white spots.

Second pinch. Grab a handful of wolfberry, gently pinch it in your hand, and then let go. Good quality will not agglomerate and will easily fall apart. The poorer wolfberry particles tend to stick together.

Three bubbles. Soak the wolfberry in boiling water. Good goji berries generally do not sink to the bottom very quickly, but mostly float on the top. The poorer wolfberry will sink into the bottom of the cup.

Four tastes. The finest goji berries taste sweet and delicious in the mouth without bitterness and other peculiar smells; while the inferior goji berries may have a bitter taste. In recent years, a black wolfberry has appeared on the market. It contains a large amount of anthocyanins as a hype concept. Its efficacy is similar to that of wolfberry, and the price is several times, even ten times, that of wolfberry.

Chinese Wolfberry

However, there is no scientific research to prove that black wolfberry has unique value, and its cost performance is not high. If you are pursuing health benefits, red goji berries are good.

Four ways to eat wolfberry: 1. Make flower tea. Wolfberry is most often used for soaking in water, so it is excellent when used in scented tea:

Method: Take 10 grams of medlar and 8 chrysanthemums. Take it with boiling water. Add mulberry leaves and other mixed drinks as appropriate.

Comment: Chrysanthemum has the effects of dispersing wind and heat, clearing liver and improving eyesight. With wolfberry, it can dispel wind, clear heat, detoxify, and nourish the liver and improve eyesight. Drinking this scented tea can effectively relieve the symptoms of eye fatigue or dry eyes. It is very suitable for people who use computers or mobile phones.

  1. Make sugar water. Bring a bowl of cool sugar water to nourish and nourish nutrition: Method: Soak some snow fungus, lotus seeds, coix seed, and lily with water one night in advance to soften it. Boil with lotus seeds, coix seed, and lily with 1600ml water. After the water is boiled, change to a low heat and slow cooker. Soak medlar and red dates with water. After 1 hour, pick up the red dates and medlar, diced the red dates, put them in the pot with the medlar, and cook for another hour with rock sugar to taste.

Comments: This method is time-consuming, but the boiled sugar water is thick, the medicinal materials are soft, and the taste is good. Snow fungus Lianzi Geng is a good nourishing syrup to nourish the lungs and invigorate the spleen.

  1. Enter the dishes. For southerners, throwing goji berries into soup and porridge as a seasoning is not a new way to eat. If you haven’t eaten it before, you can try it. Recommend a dish-Chinese wolfberry baby dish. Method: Prepare a bowl of broth (chicken soup or bone soup), and put baby cabbage leaves into the bowl.

Add the broth, sprinkle the medlar to garnish, put the bowl into the pot and steam. After the water is boiled, continue to steam for about 20 to 30 minutes before being out of the pot.

Comment: Traditional Chinese medicine believes that baby cabbage is mildly cold and non-toxic. Regular consumption has the effects of nourishing stomach, nourishing body fluid, eliminating troubles and quenching thirst, diuresis and laxative, clearing away heat and detoxification. Chinese wolfberry and baby cabbage are steamed together, which is delicious and nutritious.

  1. Chew directly. According to the medical record of Zhang Xichun, a famous doctor in modern times, chewing a handful of medlar before going to bed can not only regulate yin and yang in the body, quench thirst and produce fluid, but also invigorate the middle and nourish qi and prolong life. For those who do not want to toss, it is most convenient to eat wolfberry directly! And this way of eating, in fact, the absorption of nutrients will be more sufficient, which is conducive to exerting its health effects.

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