Today’s Health Recipe | Beginning of autumn, the heat continues, these cool medicated meals may wish to try

It is the beginning of autumn today, but the weather in Guangdong is still hot, and prevention of heat stroke is still a hot topic. According to traditional Chinese medicine, heat stroke is an acute disease caused by the feeling of summer heat.

Zheng Wenmin, a junior Chinese pharmacist at Huizhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, pointed out that in summer, the evil of heat and heat can easily disturb the mind, injure the body, and consume gas, resulting in fever, sweating, thirst, fatigue, and urine. yellow and other symptoms. To prevent heat stroke, we must first pay attention to the replenishment of water and keep the room airy. When the weather is hot, you must pay attention to outdoor sun protection, and properly eat some watermelon, winter melon and other foods that can relieve the heat. What are the medicinal diets for relieving heat and dampness?

01< strong data-brushtype="text">lotus leaf porridge

Materials:100 grams of japonica rice, appropriate amount of rock sugar.

Practice:Rinse fresh lotus leaves with water , add water to cook the juice, remove the residue, pour in the washed rice, cook it into porridge, add rock sugar to melt, and take it while it is still warm.

Efficacy: lowering blood pressure, lowering blood lipids, Clear summer and dampness.

The lotus leaf in this medicinal diet is flat in nature and bitter in taste; it returns to the liver, spleen and stomach meridians; it is used for polydipsia due to summer heat , diarrhea due to summer heat, diarrhea due to spleen deficiency, epistaxis due to blood heat, blood in the stool, metrorrhagia.


Watermelon Peel Cool Drink


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Materials:Fresh watermelon rind, rock sugar , wolfberry. Practice:After eating the watermelon, remove the red meat, cut the skin of the watermelon, and wash it and cut it into pieces Arrange the pieces on a plate, and garnish with an appropriate amount of wolfberry and rock sugar. Boil in water for about 15 minutes. Remove the residue and extract the juice, pour it into a container to cool, and store it in the refrigerator. Efficacy:It is suitable for people who are quenching their thirst, fainting due to heat stroke, and short of urination. The watermelon in this medicated diet is sweet and cool in nature and tastes sweet and cool. It can be used to treat polydipsia, edema, sores on the tongue, heat stroke and dry weather in autumn and winter. Sore throat, irritable cough and other diseases.


< span>Mung bean and lotus root porridge


Materials:50g fresh lotus root, 50g rice, appropriate amount of sugar . Practice:Peel and wash the lotus root, cut into 1cm pieces; Wash clean. Green beans are boiled in a casserole. Add rice, add lotus root cubes when the rice is cooked, continue to boil for 5 minutes, add sugar to taste. Efficacy:It can clear away heat and relieve heat, detoxify and diuretic water, suitable for summerHeat, polydipsia. The mung bean in this medicated diet can clear heat and detoxify, relieve summer heat, and benefit water. Treatment of summer heat polydipsia, edema, diarrhea, erysipelas, carbuncle, antipyretic drug poison.


< span>Braised duck with wax gourd


Materials:500g duck meat, sliced ​​onion, ginger Tablets, salt, and cooking wine in moderation. Practice:Rinse and blanch the duck meat and remove the blood. Wash and peel the winter squash and cut into pieces. Put water in the casserole and boil, add the duck pieces (the water does not cover the duck pieces), onion segments, ginger slices, and add an appropriate amount of cooking wine after boiling. When the duck pieces are half cooked, add the winter melon. When the duck pieces and the winter melon are fully cooked, add salt. Add salt and monosodium glutamate. Efficacy:Nourishes yin and replenishes deficiency, reduces fever and promotes body fluid.

The winter melon and wax gourd in this medicated diet are sweet and cold in nature, and have the effects of reducing heat, diuresis and swelling. Winter melon has a low sodium content, which has a good adjuvant treatment effect on atherosclerosis, liver cirrhosis, ascites, coronary heart disease, hypertension, nephritis, edema and swelling.

The glyceric acid contained in wax gourd can effectively inhibit the conversion of sugar into fat. It does not contain fat, and the calories are not high. It is of great significance to prevent the human body from gaining weight and can help the body to be fit. The seeds and skins of wax gourd can also be used as medicine, and the flesh and flesh of wax gourd have diuretic, heat-clearing, phlegm-resolving, and thirst-quenching effects. It can also treat edema, phlegm asthma, heat, and hemorrhoids. Winter melon, such as boiled soup with the skin, can achieve the effect of reducing swelling and diuresis, clearing away heat and relieving summer heat.

In addition to the above medicated diet to prevent summer heat and dampness, the daily diet in summer should also avoid or reduce the consumption of spicy or high-protein foods. At the same time, you should also pay attention to the regulation of emotions, try to relax your mental state, don’t rush to get angry, keep your mentality stable, and avoid getting angry and hurting your body.

Text/Yangcheng Evening News reporter Zhang Hua

Photo/Yangcheng Evening News information Figure

Editor/Nie Suqin

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