Small fruit "big effect" - mulberry

 Mulberry is the fruit of the mulberry tree, also called mulberry, mulberry fruit, and mulberry fruit. Mulberries are divided into two categories, black mulberries and white mulberries. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that black mulberry enters the kidney meridian, so it is a product of the same origin as medicine and food, and has high health value. Dried mulberries are naturally dried from fresh mulberry meridian.

Mulberries are rich in amino acids, vitamins, minerals and other trace elements. There are more than a dozen types of amino acids, seven of which are essential amino acids for the human body. Mulberries have the highest glutamic acid and arginine content. Glutamic acid has a brain-building effect. Arginine can promote the production and secretion of insulin, and can also promote human growth and development, wound healing and enhance immunity. In addition, mulberries are rich in iron and selenium. Iron can help hematopoiesis, and selenium has a good anti-cancer effect.

From the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, mulberries have the effects of nourishing yin and blood, nourishing the liver and kidneys, promoting fluid production and moistening the intestines, and calming the nerves. "Southern Yunnan Materia Medica" records that mulberries: "Benefit the kidneys and solidify essence, and long-term use can blacken the eyes." Therefore, the main functions of mulberries can be summarized into five categories, namely delaying aging, purifying blood, preventing cancer, nourishing the kidneys and liver, and enhancing immunity. disease ability.

The simplest way to use dried mulberries is to soak them in water. The daily dosage should not exceed 10 grams. The method is very simple. Take 5 to 10 dried mulberries and put them into a cup. Pour in a small amount of boiling water to rinse them quickly, then pour out the water. Then pour in boiling water and soak them for 10 minutes. After drinking, you can refill the water 2 to 3 times, and finally eat it with black mulberries.