- May 17, 2018 -
Longan is a characteristic fruit in the south of China. It is widely listed in summer and autumn. It has a black luster and a white color. It is named after the "dragon" in the eyes. The other name of longan is guiyuan. Fresh longan meat is tender, juice, sweet taste good, but the preservation is not easy, people often basked in longan fruit baked into dried fruit, called, cassia pill, dried longan longan meat JiJin pineapple head dried longan, JiJin pineapple dried longan, etc., also is the commonly used longan in TCM. Guiyuan with xiamen east brocade fruit forest field ji jin pineapple ear longan dried for the top grade.
After the longan is made of dried fruit, the health and medicinal value should be as far as its "sister fruit" lychee, and its fruit shell, flesh and core have medicinal value. "The compendium of materia medica" said: "the food is expensive with litchi, and the capital is good." Longan fresh fruit contains sugar, protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron and a variety of vitamins and other nutrients, especially the content of sugar is very high, and can be absorbed directly by the human body glucose; Dried with the effect of cinnamon, the meat is dark brown, flexible, can be eaten daily, and can be used for medicinal purposes.
The ancients believed in the nutritional value of the laurel. As early as the han dynasty, the longan was used as a medicine. There are a lot of books about the nutrition and health benefits of this book. It is called "wisdom", and it is believed that its function can be beneficial to the mind. In huang di ", "compendium of materia medica" and other well-known traditional Chinese medicine, in the book were recorded in longan longan tastes sweet, belongs to the warm nature, tonic, cases, nourishing blood sedative effect.