Yellow okra, also known as okra, is the fruit of the mallow family plant, coffee okra. Its roots, leaves, flowers, etc. can be used as medicine and are distributed in Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Taiwan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, and Yunnan are crisp, tender, juicy, and not greasy. They are known as the king of vegetables.
Okra is rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates and rich vitamins, minerals calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, selenium and so on. The sticky substances contained in okra can promote gastrointestinal motility, help digestion, prevent constipation, and reduce the risk of bowel cancer. The contained pectin, bovine milk, and mucin can help digestion, protect the stomach wall, promote gastric secretion, increase appetite, improve indigestion, and effectively treat gastritis and peptic ulcers. The contained pectin and polysaccharide have the effects of protecting the liver , sedating, relieving cough and reducing phlegm, improving liver function, promoting sleep, and eliminating inflammatory secretions of the respiratory tract. Okra mucus contains water-soluble pectin and mucin, which can slow sugar absorption, reduce the body s need for insulin, and inhibit cholesterol absorption, so it can regulate blood sugar, lower blood lipids, and treat diabetes, hyperlipidemia, fatty liver, obesity Wait. Ye llow okra has a calcium content that is more beautiful than fresh milk and has a high absorption rate, so it is an ideal source of calcium, which can prevent rickets in children and osteoporosis in the elderly. Okra mucus contains a small amount of hormone- like natural substances, which can increase the quantity and quality of semen, eliminate fatigue, and have adjunctive effects on male sexual insufficiency, decreased or decreased sexual desire. Okra is rich in vitamin C, carotene, and soluble fiber, which can be used for skin care and beauty. However, this product has a mild cold taste, weak spleen and stomach, thin stools, cold stomach pain, and cold constitution. Here are a few dietary prescriptions for selection.
Okra porridge: okra, rice, seasonings each amount. Wash the okra and cut it into thin pieces. Wash the rice, add porridge with water and cook the condiments. When cooked, add okra, shallots, ginger, garlic and other condiments. Cook until the porridge is cooked and eat, 1 dose per day. Can clear heat and drench. Suitable for sore throat, hot and sore gonorrhea.
Stir-fried okra: the right amount of okra and condiments. Wash the falling sunflower, cut into sections, put the appropriate amount of vegetable oil in the pot and heat it, then add the onion ginger and sauté, then fry the okra, stir -fry until cooked, season with salt, monosodium glutamate, garlic, etc., 1 dose per day. Can clear heat and reduce phlegm. It is suitable for phlegm-heat cough, heat-constrained constipation, postpartum constipation, and habitual constipation in the elderly.
Okra tofu: each amount of okra, tofu and condiments. Wash the okra, cut it into pieces, put it in boiling water for a while, take it out, and rinse it with water for later use. Cut the tofu into small pieces, put it in the bowl with the okra, and mix with sesame oil, vinegar, salt, garlic, etc., 1 dose daily. Can clear heat and turbidity. It is suitable for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, obesity, fatty liver, bitter hot mouth , constipation, hot shower, acne, etc.
Okra trotter soup: 1 pair of trotters, each with appropriate amounts of okra, hemerocallis and condiments. Wash the okra and open the hemerocallis for later use. The trotters are depilated, washed, chopped, cooked in a pressure cooker, and then taken out and boiled, seasonings such as okra, hemerocallis, green onion and ginger are ready to boil, 2 to 3 doses per week. Can pass through the lactation. Suitable for irregular menstruation, postpartum lack of milk, etc.