云南 特级 野生 雪莲子（16 oz）
Snow lotus seed/Xue lian zi (16 oz)
Snow lotus seed (aka Saussurea involucrate, acacia rice) The fruit is sticky, shiny and delicious, rich in collagen, protein, algal cutin and amino acid. Compendium of Materia Medica records that snow lotus seeds have the functions of warming, removing phlegm, antibacterial and activating blood circulation, lowering blood pressure, and nourishing the heart, which is a food for protecting the liver, moistening the lungs and nourishing the face. Snow lotus seeds are soaked and cooked with birds nest or used as an ingredient in dishes such as Snow lotus wine. Women also soak it and apply it topically to the face to reduce aging, dryness and wrinkles.
In TCM “Herbs that invigorate the Blood” are used to help the circulation of blood in cardiovascular conditions or menstrual irregularities as well as to treat acute pains caused by “blood stagnation.” They can also be used to treat “blood stasis” in the case of certain tumors, cysts and hardened clots. Furthermore snow lotus are plants that are warm in nature but not over-healing.
Studies have found that crude ethanolic extract of Snow Lotus possess anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic activity and support the rationale behind the traditional use of these plants in inflammatory conditions. Phytomedicine. 9 (5): 433–7. doi:10.1078/09447110260571689.
From the manufacturer:
Snow lotus seeds are also known as saponified rice. The fruit is viscous, the color is crystal clear, and the taste is delicious. It is rich in collagen, protein, algal cutin, and amino acids.
It has the functions of nourishing the heart and blood, clearing the liver and improving eyesight, strengthening the spleen and kidney, eliminating phlegm and resuscitation, soothing the intestines and diuresis, moisturizing the skin, nourishing the skin, refreshing and replenishing qi. Suitable for all ages, especially suitable for diabetics.
The "Compendium of Materia Medica" records that Saussurea seeds have the functions of pungent warming, expectorant, antibacterial and activating blood circulation, lowering blood pressure, and nourishing the heart.
Cooking Directions for snow lotus seed
Add bird's nest, ginseng can be steamed in the cup to become bird's nest or ginseng snow lotus cup; snow lotus white fungus soup; snow lotus seed soup; rock sugar lotus seed soup; or red date, wolfberry, lotus seed soup.
- High-quality desserts, such as cooked with papaya; syrup drinks, etc.
The cooked products have the characteristics of high viscosity, good taste, slightly sweet and moist, and rich in nutrition.
- It can be used for cooking beauty coconut milk snow lotus; snow lotus soup; Ginkgo snow lotus porridge; Snow lotus seed soup; white fungus snow lotus seeds in rock sugar; or clam stewed snow lotus seeds
- Cooking porridge:
Take an appropriate amount of snow lotus seeds), wash them off, soak them in warm water for 2-3 hours, then add (such as: glutinous rice, peanuts, jujubes, barley, lotus seeds, mung beans, etc.) and cook into a gruel, add rock sugar.
- Clear stew:
Take 5 grams of Snow lotus seeds, wash them, soak them in warm water for 2-3 hours, put them in a plate with lotus juice, simmer in a pot, add 2-3 times cold water, add sugar.
- Boiled chicken soup or rib soup:
You can mix 10-15 grams of Snow lotus seeds for each chicken, and cook them directly with chicken or ribs after washing, and eat with salt.
- Boil chicken liver or pork liver:
With 10 grams of Snow lotus seeds per catty of liver, cooked, add salt to taste: it can clear the liver and improve eyesight.
- It can be used to soak in a heat preservation pot.
Take 15-20 grams of soap kernels, wash them out, put them in an eight-pound heat-preserving pot, and pour in freshly boiled water. After 6 hours, you can add sugar and eat.
- Drink in a teacup.
Take 10 grams, put it in a teacup or a thermos, and soak in boiling water. After the Snow lotus seeds are ripe, they can be eaten directly. This method can cure toothache, sore throat, anti-smoking and alcohol.