特级 去芯 白莲子（16 oz/包）
Lotus Seeds Dried/Lian Zi (16 oz/bag)
Dried lotus seed, the mature seed of the water lily, tastes sweet and is astringent in quality which means it may be used to dry edema or tone under-functioning organs. Indications include chronic spleen deficiency, chronic diarrhea, kidney deficiency with nocturnal emission, urinary incontinence, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea, restlessness, panic, and chronic insomnia. It nourishes and calms the mind. Lotus seed enters the acupuncture meridians of the Heart, Spleen, Kidney, Stomach, Liver and Bladder Channels.
① "The Book of Classics": Master Buzhong, Yangshen, Yiqi strength. (enhances longevity and intelligence.)
② Xu Xuan: Insufficiency of the main five internal organs, increases wound healing, benefits blood circulation of the twelve meridians.
③ "Compendium of Materia Medica": dry mouth, dark urine, and wet dreams
④ "Food Doctor Heart Mirror": quenches thirst and removes heat.
⑤ "Rihuazi Materia Medica": Yi Qi (mental clarity), quenches thirst, helps heart, stops dysentery. Cures low back pain, spermatorrhea
⑥"Daily Materia Medica": stops polydipsia, cures diarrhea, stops turbid urine.
⑦ "Southern Yunnan Materia Medica": Qingxinjiepyi. (reduces thick yellow leucorrhea)
⑧ "Outline": Stomach and kidneys tonic, stomach muscle tone, strong muscles and bones, tonic for deficiency, improves hearing, reduces internal cold and dampness, stops chronic diarrhea, vaginal discharge, and collapse.
⑨ "Compendium of Materia Medica": clearing the heart and reducing irritability, increases appetite, reduces diarrhea and cloudy urine.
⑩ "Dietary Chart of Suiyiju": Relieves nausea and stops vomiting.
Dosage Oral: Jiantang, 6~15g; or pill and powder.
Persons with chronic digestive bloating and dry stools (constipation) should not use lotus seed.
Lotus Seed Recipes:
Tremella Lotus Seed Soup
Tremella, aka White Fungus, is cooling, moistening and nourishing. Lotus seed is astringent and improves many aspects of energy and health.
Lotus seeds 50 grams, white fungus 30 grams, rock sugar 100 grams.
Soak the lotus seeds and white fungus in water and rinse. Place the lotus seeds, white fungus and rock sugar into a bowl, add the appropriate amount of water, steam it in a steamer for 1 hour.
Lotus Seed Pork Belly
Used for spleen and stomach deficiency and weak qi. It is suitable for diseases such as lack of appetite, weight loss, chronic diarrhea and edema.
1 pork belly, 40 lotus seeds, sesame oil, salt, green onion(scallion), fresh ginger, and raw garlic.
Wash the pork belly with water. To stuff it with lotus seed: Add lotus seeds on top and fasten the meat around the seeds with thread. Put this into a pot, add water, and stew it thoroughly. When done, remove and let it cool. Cut the pork belly into slices and put them in a dish together with lotus seeds.
The sauce: Mix sesame oil, salt, sliced green onion, fresh ginger, garlic and other seasonings with pork belly shreds and lotus seeds. It can be served alone or as a side dish with meals.