Dryness is dominant in autumn. If lung qi is imbalanced, upper respiratory tract diseases such as dry nose, dry cough, and sore throat are prone to occur. Many fresh fruits and vegetables on the market in autumn are rich in various nutrients needed by the human body. They not only nourish yin, nourish the lungs, moisturize dryness and promote body fluids, but also can treat lung-related diseases.
Moisturizing dryness and lungs: pears are sweet, slightly sour, and cold in nature. Entering the lungs and stomach meridian, it has the effects of moisturizing the lungs and stomach, moisturizing dryness and resolving phlegm. It has a good therapeutic effect on lung-heat cough, senile cough, bronchitis and other diseases.
Shengjin quenching thirst: pears have a particularly high water content, which is called "natural mineral water", and its sweetness is not particularly high. It has a strong thirst quenching effect and can replenish water. It is especially suitable for people who talk a lot. It can moisturize the throat .
Relieving cough and moisturizing the lungs and lowering the gas in the stomach: Vitamin B1 plays an important role in the signal conduction of the nervous system. Among the fruits that are abundant in autumn, citrus has the highest vitamin B1 content. Chinese medicine believes that citrus nourishes yin and nourishes body fluids to help digestion, and has the effect of relieving cough and resolving phlegm. People with lung discomfort are more suitable for eating.
Preventing thrombosis: Tangerine is also a good anticoagulant product. It contains the physiologically active substance corticoside, which can reduce the cholesterol deposited in the arteries and blood vessels, help reduce the formation of thrombosis, and prevent cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
Persimmon has the effects of moistening the lungs and relieving cough, clearing away heat and producing fluid, reducing phlegm and softening firmness. Fresh persimmons eaten raw, have good effects on pulmonary tuberculosis cough, deficiency-heat pulmonary dysfunction, cough with excessive phlegm, hemoptysis due to fatigue and other symptoms. Red and soft ripe persimmons can treat fever, polydipsia, dry mouth, rotten lips, irritability, fever and dysentery.
Pomegranate is warm in nature, sweet and sour in taste, has the effect of producing body fluid and quenching polydipsia. Those with insufficient body fluid and dry mouth and throat can use pomegranate pounded into juice or decoction to clear away heat, detoxify, moisturize the lungs and relieve cough.
Grapefruit has a refreshing fragrance, sweet and sour pulp, rich nutrition, and high therapeutic value. It is known as "canned natural fruit" and is a seasonal fruit in autumn.
Regulate blood sugar: Grapefruit contains an insulin-like ingredient-naringenin, which can improve the body's sensitivity to insulin and help diabetic patients to control blood sugar. In addition, grapefruit is also rich in dietary fiber, vitamins and a variety of minerals, and it is also low in calories. It can be said to be an ideal fruit for diabetic patients.
Cellulite and weight loss: Grapefruit is low in calories and contains a variety of substances that can enhance satiety and promote the excretion of toxins and garbage in the body. It is a natural weight loss fruit for people who lose weight. Studies have found that eating half a grapefruit before meals every day for a period of time on the basis of unchanged eating habits can have a good weight loss effect.
Protect the heart: The grapefruit pulp contains a variety of natural antioxidants. These ingredients can help reduce the level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, which is very helpful for maintaining heart health.
However, due to the cold nature of grapefruit, it should not be used in excess, just take two or three pieces.
Lily is sweet and slightly bitter, has a flat nature, enters the heart and lung meridians, has the power of moisturizing the lungs and relieving cough, clearing the heart and soothing the nerves. It has a good effect on tuberculosis, bronchitis, bronchiectasis and various autumn dryness diseases.
Water chestnuts have the effects of clearing heat and promoting fluid, dispelling dampness and eliminating phlegm, cooling blood and detoxification, and can treat fever and body fluid, dry mouth and throat, lung heat and thick yellow sputum.
Grape is a fruit rich in complex iron, proanthocyanidins, and resveratrol. It is good for qi and blood, appetizing and promoting body fluid, anti-aging, and anti-oxidant. It can be eaten by most people. It is edible by people with neurasthenia, anemia, excessive fatigue, night sweats, and nephritis. suitable. Grape skins are rich in reversal alcohol, which can reduce human serum cholesterol levels, effectively prevent thrombosis, and prevent cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Therefore, it is recommended that everyone eat grapes with their skins.
Enhance immunity: Winter jujube contains a variety of vitamins. Among them, the content of vitamin C is extremely high, which is 13 times that of oranges, 60-80 times that of apples and bananas, and more than 100 times that of pears. It is known as "live vitamin C pills". . Modern medical research shows that vitamin C can protect cell membranes and detoxify, thereby improving the body's immune function. In addition, it is also rich in sugars, amino acids and cyclic adenosine monophosphate (CAMP), which can regulate human immunity and improve disease resistance.
Prevention of cardiovascular diseases: Winter jujube is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B family, vitamin E and vitamin P. It also contains potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and other trace elements. These components can keep the capillaries unblocked and avoid capillaries. Increasing the fragility of the blood vessel wall and improving the elasticity of the blood vessel wall are of great benefit and help prevent cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis.
Protect the liver: Dongzao is rich in vitamin C, carbohydrates and physiologically active substance cyclic adenosine phosphate, etc. These components can decompose the body's internal chemicals that are harmful to the liver, reduce the damage of chemical drugs to the liver, and promote the liver's own detoxification protein The synthesis, increase the serum albumin content, and reduce the serum alanine aminotransferase level at the same time.
Intestines and laxatives: Apples are rich in organic acids and cellulose. These nutrients can speed up gastrointestinal motility and promote bowel movements. Regular consumption of apples helps to eliminate toxins from the body and also helps us relieve the symptoms of dry stools.
Beauty and beauty: Apple contains a lot of vitamin C. We all know that vitamin C has the effect of whitening skin. Regular consumption of apples can increase the hemoglobin in the body and make the skin delicate and ruddy. Especially friends with anemia, you may wish to eat more apples.
Anti-aging: Apples are rich in vitamin E, malic acid and tartaric acid. These nutrients have obvious antioxidant effects, which can remove free radicals in the body and help us delay the speed of aging.
(The material comes from Plant Doctor, Chaoyang Fourth Hospital, Baidu Encyclopedia, etc.)