Water chestnut is a very common food, and has a very good effect on the human body, can play a heat and fluid, cool blood and detoxification effect, water chestnut can also be used to boil water and drink cough, winter weather is dry because of the case of cough caused by fire is also many. Now let's take a look at how to use boiled water of water chestnut to treat cough.
It is said that the boiled water of water chestnut has a certain effect on cough, but it can only play a certain role in adjuvant treatment. If the situation is serious, you need to see a doctor in time and take drugs.
Water chestnut, also known as horseshoe, chestnut and so on, many people like to drink water chestnut. This is because there are many functions and functions of water chestnut. Especially for the elderly and children, water chestnut can be used as a regular drink. Water chestnut has purple black skin, white flesh, sweet and juicy taste. It was once known as "underground Sydney", while people in the North regard it as "Jiangnan ginseng". The functions of boiled water of water chestnut mainly include clearing away heat and phlegm, relieving cold, diuresis, anti-cancer, etc.
Water chestnut contains protein, sugar, fat, as well as a variety of vitamins and calcium, phosphorus, iron and other minerals. Water chestnut is cold in nature. It has the functions of clearing away heat and toxin, cooling blood and promoting body fluid, diuresis and defecation, removing dampness and phlegm, eliminating food and swelling. It can be used to treat jaundice, dysentery, poliomyelitis, constipation and other diseases. Water chestnut contains an antibacterial component, which has a certain effect on reducing blood pressure, and it also has a preventive and therapeutic effect on cancer.
Chufa boiled water to treat cough materials: chufa (horseshoe) 30g, Lily 1g, Sydney 1, sugar amount.
Preparation method: wash the water chestnut, peel and mash it, wash the Sydney, chop the peel and core it, wash the lily, mix and boil with water, then add some sugar to boil until the soup is thick. Eat warm.
Efficacy indications: chufa is sweet in taste, slightly cold in nature, can clear heat and promote fluid production, cool blood and detoxify, dissipate phlegm and eliminate accumulation. It contains starch, protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin C and chufa element. Chufa element can inhibit Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa; pear can clear heat and promote fluid production, moisten dryness and promote fluid production; Lily can moisten lung and stop cough. The combination of the three has the effect of nourishing yin and moistening dryness, resolving phlegm and relieving cough. Treatment of phlegm heat cough, phlegm yellow thick, throat adverse. It is used for infants with chronic tracheitis and phlegm fever.
Note: it's not suitable for patients with spleen deficiency, loose stools and clear expectoration. Do not use the weak baby with blood deficiency.
Water chestnut is a kind of raw and cold food, which is not suitable for people with deficiency of spleen and stomach, loose stool and blood stasis.
2. Although water chestnut is good for the elderly, it will be anxious to eat more.
3. It's better not to eat water chestnut raw often. If you often eat raw water chestnut, the ginger worm will enter the human body and attach to the intestinal mucosa, causing intestinal ulcer, diarrhea or facial edema. So it must be washed and boiled thoroughly before eating. Water chestnut belongs to raw and cold food, which is not suitable for people with deficiency of spleen and kidney and blood stasis, and the boiled water chestnut is sweeter.
4. If there is a disease of hypodermic or kidney deficiency, it is recommended that you do not eat water chestnut, because eating water chestnut may make your hypodermic and kidney deficiency problems more serious, which is not good for our health at all, so try to avoid eating at this time.