Ume is not a fruit but candied fruit

Ume plums are also called plums, black plums, smoked plums, and orange plum flesh. They are the main material for making sour plum soup. Real ebony is not a fruit but a kind of preserve. It is smoked from unripe plum fruits and is completely black. Black plums can be eaten as snacks or made into sour plum soup. Black plum is a product that has the same source of medicine and food. It is also known as plum and smoked plum. It is warm in nature and sour in taste. Modern medicine believes that ebony has high nutritional value and is rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, inorganic salts, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, etc. It is also rich in malic acid, citric acid, succinic acid, and citric acid. and other ingredients.

Main functions:
1. Promote appetite. The acidic substances in ebony can stimulate the salivary glands and gastric glands to secrete digestive juice, thus promoting appetite and helping digestion.
2. Produce fluid and quench thirst. The sour taste of ebony can stimulate saliva secretion, produce fluid and quench thirst. It is often used to treat thirst and polydipsia (such as diabetes), as well as fever, thirst, and dry throat.
3. Moisten the lungs and relieve cough. Black plum is sour and astringent. It can astringe the lungs and relieve cough. It is used for lung deficiency and long-term cough with little phlegm or dry cough without phlegm. It is often used with pinellia, almonds, etc. But use evidence with caution.
4. Stop diarrhea. It can be used for long-term diarrhea due to spleen deficiency, long-term dysentery, or persistent large intestinal slippage or even prolapse of the anus.

Medicinal diet recipe:
Sour plum soup
Ingredients: 3 ebony plums, 3 hawthorn slices, 6 grams of licorice, half a monk fruit, 3 grams of tangerine peel
Boil all ingredients and appropriate amount of water for 45 minutes to 1 hour
Function: Produces body fluids, quenches thirst, and relieves summer heat.

1. People with unresolved external evils and excessive heat accumulation should use with caution.
2. People with cold, fever, cough with phlegm, and chest and diaphragm tightness should not eat.
3. Avoid eating in the early stages of bacillary dysentery and enteritis.