Summer is here ~
Have you put on the schedule for the schedule?
Speaking of the summer of the summer
Want to "cool"
That must be indispensable -mint
But do you know mint?
Today, Xiaoyi will take you together
Open the mysterious veil of mint ~
Mint is a collective name of a small herbal plant in the lip -shaped and mint.There are not many members of the mint family. There are about 30 species in the world, which are widely distributed in the temperate region of the northern hemisphere.
As a traditional Chinese medicine, mint is sweating and heat -relieving medicine, treating popular colds, headaches, red eyes, body heat, throat, gums, and pain and other symptoms."Compendium of Materia Medica" records: "Mint Xin can diverge, cool can be clear, specialize in cooling and heat dissipation." Usually, mint tea replace tea, clear heart.Even drinking at room temperature can bring its own "cooling effect", which is a good product that relieves summer discomfort.
Precautions for Mint Maintenance
△ Mint is a long -day plant. It grows well under warm environmental conditions and can grow in the semi -yin. Mint also has a strong cold resistance.Potted mint should be taken to avoid exposure.
△ Planting mint in summer, you need to replenish water in time to grow strong.
△ Mint sowing and breeding should be kept moist in the soil. Put it in a place where ventilation and light are good, and you can harvest fresh leaves soon.
△ Mint can also be cut in cuttings. Cut off a few branches of about 9 cm long, remove the bottom leaves, cutting in a slightly moist sandy soil, keeping the soil loose and fertile, and the mint can grow quickly.
△ Potted mint care most importantly watering is regular watering. If the soil is too dry and the entire plant is prone to wither, the soil should keep the soil moist and avoid the stagnant of the soil.
△ Mint needs to be trimmed regularly to promote more branches and leaves of mint lengths, which is conducive to strong growth and can also keep it with a better fragrance.
How to eat mint in summer?
Mint mix bitter gourd
Materials: 300 grams of bitter gourd, 100 grams of mint, a little salt, sesame oil, and sesame.
Method: Wash the bitter gourd and mint, remove it with boiling water, and mix with an appropriate amount of salt, sesame oil, and sesame seeds.
Efficacy: clearing heat and removing fire, cooling the heat.
Drinking mint drink
Materials: 10 grams of Chenpi, 10 grams of coriander, 6 grams of mint.
Practice: The above ingredients are fried in the soup and soup.
Efficacy: clearing heat, qi, phlegm.
Mint honey egg drink
Materials: 5 grams of mint, an appropriate amount of honey, 1 egg.
Method: First put the mint into the pot, add 500 ml of water, boil, then cook for about 5 minutes, and then remove mint leaves.Put the eggs in the bowl in a bowl, flush the eggs with boiled mint water, then add an appropriate amount of honey, and stir well.
Efficacy: Solution Sanfeng to eliminate heat and throat.
Women who prepare for pregnancy try to use products without mint oil or mint brain, such as wind oil essence and cool oil, because mint has a certain effect on early pregnancy.
Women during pregnancy cannot be used more. Breastfeeding women are best not used because mint can inhibit milk.
People with deficiency of yin and blood and deficiency in the body disable mint.
Children with broad bean diseases can cause hemolysis.Therefore, children with broad bean disease disable mint.
Material Source: Shanghai Botanical Garden
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