chatted with friends about leeks, some said that children only eat leeks when they were constipated, some said leeks were hot and could not be eaten by children with eczema.
leeks originated from China. There are records of leeks in the book of songs. Chinese people eat leeks for at least 3000 years. Leek can be used as vegetable and medicine. Famous doctors of all ages used leek to treat various diseases. Chinese chive is a kind of warm food. Li Shizhen’s Compendium of Materia Medica records that leek tastes pungent, slightly sour, warm and astringent. And warm food is most suitable for the current season. According to the theory of “nourishing yang in spring and summer” of traditional Chinese medicine, we can eat some green onion, ginger, garlic, leek and mustard properly at this time, which can dispel Yin cold and help spring Yang rise. Chinese chives contain volatile oil and sulfur compounds, which can promote appetite, kill bacteria and reduce blood lipid. Leek has a special aroma because it contains volatile oil. Therefore, the ancients also used leeks for external treatment. Leek is rich in dietary fiber, which can increase gastrointestinal peristalsis, and is very effective in the prevention and treatment of constipation and hemorrhoids. Chinese medicine believes that the most important thing in spring health is to nourish the liver. Sun Simiao recorded: “chives taste sour, liver disease should be eaten.”. In February and March, leeks are good for people’s hearts. Don’t eat leeks in May. It’s bad for people’s taste. It makes people feel tired. ” (February, March and may refer to the lunar calendar)
are rich in vitamins. The content of vitamin A and B in leek is higher than that in common vegetables, and the content of vitamin B and C in leek is higher than that in tomato. High vitamin content food is very suitable for children to eat, as long as the child is not in the acute onset of eczema can be eaten. And beneficial to eczema, reduce the attack.
in addition, leek for people with gastrointestinal weakness to eat less. Early spring leeks are not suitable for eating raw.
in short, as a common vegetable, leek is most suitable for eating in Spring Festival, followed by autumn and winter, and it is better to eat less in summer.