Peppermint is a perennial herb of the Labiaceae family. Mint leaves originate in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Plant morphology is erect or creeping, and plant height varies with species. Mint is the most well-known and widely used herbaceous plant in vanilla. Every summer, people don t forget to make a cup of mint leaf tea to quench their thirst and relieve heat, and they prefer the refreshing refreshing energy. According to traditional Chinese medicine, mint leaves have a bitter and bitter taste and are flat, and belong to the liver, spleen, stomach, and heart meridian. It has the effects of clearing away heat and dampness, raising hair and clearing the sun, cooling blood to stop bleeding, evacuating wind and heat, clearing the throat, rash through itching , itching, anti-inflammatory and analgesic. Southern Yunnan Materia Medica refers to: Mint leaves supernatant wind and heat of the chieftain, stop dizziness, clear phlegm, flatulence, stop vomiting, headache, headache. Ben Cao Tong Xuan said: Appetizing digestion, stop bleeding and solidifying essence. Compendium of Materia Medica means: mint leaves grow vitality, help the spleen and stomach, astringent and turbid, scattered blood stasis, confused edema, edema, acne. Treatment of vomiting, hemoptysis. Hemostasis, hemorrhage, drowning, hemorrhage, Collapse, postpartum hemorrhage, injury and sepsis. It is now clinically recognized that mint leaves clear the heat and dampen, raise yang, and stop bleeding, and can cure heat and diarrhea, dizziness, water edema, thunderstorm, vomiting blood, and sickness. Blood, bleeding, blood in the stool, postpartum hemorrhage. Mint leaves can strengthen stomach, expel wind, expel phlegm, biliary, anti-spasm, improve sensation, fever, throat, swelling and pain, and eliminate headache, toothache, nausea, and itching, abdominal flatulence, diarrhea, indigestion. Long-term drinking of mint leaf tea also has a certain weight loss effect. However, this product is aromatic and sw eaty, sweating and consuming gas, so those who are physically weak and sweaty should not use it more.
Loquat mint has both medical and edible functions. The main edible parts are stems and leaves. It can also be squeezed. In terms of food, mint can be used as a flavoring agent and a spice, as well as wine, porridge and so on . Here are some medicinal diets for mint leaves:
Mint porridge 30 grams of fresh mint leaves or 15 grams of dried products, 1 liter of water, fried with medium heat to about 0.5 liters, remove the mint juice after cooling. Use 150 grams of rice to cook porridge. When the porridge is ready , add mint soup and a little rock sugar, and boil. It is refreshing and refreshing, relieves wind and dissipates heat, increases appetite and helps digestion.
2 pieces of mint tofu, 50 grams of fresh mint, 3 pieces of fresh spring onion, add 2 bowls of water to fry, and fry until the water is halved, and eat while hot. Can treat nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose and other symptoms.
Mint cake: 500 grams each of glutinous rice and mung bean, 15 grams of mint, 25 grams of sugar, and a little osmanthus. Cook mung beans until they are ripe, then add sugar, osmanthus, and chopped mint leaves to make a filling . Cook the glutinous rice, put it in the box to dry, and then wrap the glutinous rice with bean paste and flatten it with a mallet. Can be cool, sparse wind and heat, clear throat and throat.
1 fresh anchovy soup with fresh mint and anchovy soup, cleaned and cooked with water, add 1 green onion, 1 slice of ginger, 20 grams of fresh mint, boil the water and put the condiments, oil and salt, soup and meat together. Eating once a day, even for 3 to 5 days, can cure children s chronic cough.
150g chicken breast with peppermint shreds, cut into thin filaments, add egg white, starch, refined salt and mix well until use. Wash 150 g of peppermint stems and cut into the same segments. Heat the oil in the pan to 50% heat. Pour the mixed chicken into the oil. Add another base, add base oil, scallion ginger, add cooking wine, peppermint stems, shredded chicken, salt, monosodium glutamate, and stir-fry with peppercorn oil.
Mint ice Boil 4 bowls of water in a pot, add mint leaves and cook for 5 minutes, then let cool. Put mint water in the refrigerator to freeze into ice grains. When the sore throat or mouth is dry, take the ice grains and chew in the mouth.