- May 12, 2018 -
The nutrients contained in litchi are: 11.7, protein 1.5, fat 0.1, inorganic salt 0.7, crude fiber 1.0, water carbon 19.4, sugar and c vitamins, etc. The content of the latter two depends on the quality of litchi, such as glutinous rice paste, cinnamon, etc., and the glucose content is more than 66%.
Some people praise lychee for the health benefits: the food can make the five inside cool and cool, can eliminate lung qi, zizhen Yin, the rejuvenation of the child. However, some people believe that litchi is the fruit of "catching fire", which can cause "fire". If the body and mind are hot, it is not suitable to eat.
Litchi "fire", may be due to litchi contained glucose much more special, natural and natural of glucose to blood kin lung has special effect, on the blood circulation, temperature function has a special role in promoting. Therefore, plain "liver fire is easy to move", "hyperthermia" the weak body, eat lychee, can cause irritability. Fill "fire" function, however, for all the food or drug, most have nourishing and strong effect, so the lychee as the diet to nourish the body, for the weak weak heart, lung, eat litchi have lofty ideal healthy lung function, average temperature is less than those with a weak, anemia might as well as nourishing and strong tonic.
As a healthy lung or other therapeutic purpose, litchi is usually used as dried fruit, or lychee dried, with glutinous rice glutinous lychee dried, with thick and sweet meat, with good results. But eat ten or eight a day. If you think that you can eat more, you will be greedy for quick success, but you will cause other problems, such as fullness of the chest, dry mouth, constipation, and hemorrhoids, which may cause hemorrhoids bleeding. Lychee can also be used for the following purposes: a singer or a loud speaker who eats three or more lychees a day and has a health effect on the vocal cords. When eating lychee, chew slowly, slowly swallow its juice, and make it moist to the throat. It is also beneficial to eat three or more lychees in daily life. But the bowel movement is abnormal, or has the heat of the situation, will stop eating.
If eat litchi too much, can appear abdominal distension, frequent abdominal pain, namely commonly known as "poison". "Poisoning" can be treated with a lychee shell, or a few slices of fresh lemon or a cup of lemon tea.
Research shows that, the litchi nutritional value is very high, it contains protein, fat, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B7, B9, C, E), beta carotene, A variety of constant and trace elements (potassium, sodium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium) and sugars, organic acids, amino acids and other nutrients, and pectin, free of special functional ingredients, such as arginine and tryptophan.
Litchi protein contains 17 kinds of amino acids, including 8 kinds of essential amino acids, in particular, it contains educational glutamic acid, with the effects of the brain are beneficial to the nerve center and the care of the cerebral cortex. The sugar content of litchi is very high, about 20%, and about 60% of them are glucose easily absorbed by the human body, which is suitable for people who are weak in physique, lack of fluid after illness, and excessive fatigue. Lychee is rich in citric acid, malic acid and other organic acids to enhance appetite and help digestion. Lychee is rich in vitamin C is a strong antioxidant, which helps remove free radicals in the cell membrane of the body, and has the effect of enhancing immune function and slowing down the aging process. Lychee contains B vitamins which promote metabolism and beauty.
In traditional Chinese medicine, litchi has certain medicinal value.
Traditional Chinese medicine is used as a medicine for its mature fruit (including pulp, fruit and shell), fresh or dried to dry.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, lychee temperature, taste sweet acid, non - toxic, heart, spleen, liver meridian. It has the function of nourishing the spleen and nourishing the liver, regulating qi and blood, relieving the pain in the temperature, filling the mind, strengthening the brain, relieving the thirst, and relieving the stomach. The main treatment is deficiency of stomach Yin, thirst pharynx, spleen deficiency food, blood palpitation, irritability, hiccups, stomachache, diarrhea (five more diarrhea), scrofulosis, whitening, toothache, hernia pain, traumatic hemorrhage, etc. According to the "diet", litchi is "wise and healthy". According to the new, lychee "to relieve thirst, to stop hiccup". According to "daily necessities", lychee "shengjin, the spirit of dissipation of intangible quality". The lychee, the lychee, is "warm and nourishing the spleen and nourishing the liver". According to doctor Lin zuizuo, litchi "nourishes the lungs, the heart, and the spleen. Whets the appetite. Treat epigastric cold pain, qi and blood stagnation pain. According to quanzhou bengrass, litchi "invigorated Yang qi, buzhong qingfei, shengjin to quench thirst, li pharynx. Treatment of postpartum edema, spleen deficiency, sore throat, hiccup, etc.