Walnuts are also known as Juglans regia. Walnut kernel is the meat of the hard walnut that we are familiar with. It contains fat oil, protein, sugar, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C, vitamin E and other nutrients.
Walnut kernel, a traditional Chinese medicine ingredient. This product is the seed of the walnut plant in the walnut family. Harvest the fruit from September to October, remove the fleshy skin, and break the shell to remove the seeds. The main indications are: warming and tonifying the lungs and kidneys, calming asthma and moistening the intestines. Used for kidney deficiency, low back pain, soft feet, deficiency cold, wheezing and coughing, and dry stool.
This product is the seed of the walnut plant in the walnut family. Harvest the fruit from September to October, remove the fleshy skin, and break the shell to remove the seeds.
Nature, taste, and meridian tropism:
Warm in nature and sweet in taste. Lung, kidney, large intestine
Deciduous trees. Pinnate compound leaves alternate; Leaflets 5-9, opposite, ovate, elliptical or elliptically ovate, 6-15cm long, 3-6cm wide, apex pointed, entire. Flowers are unisexual and bloom simultaneously with leaves; Male? Catkin drooping, flowers densely distributed, stamens 6-30; The female inflorescence is clustered, erect, and grows at the top of the young branches. It has 1-3 flowers, with a lower ovary and dense hairs. Drupe nearly spherical, outer skin fleshy, green; The endocarp is bony, hard, and has irregular shallow grooves. Flowering in May and fruiting in October.
Born in moist and fertile soil, often cultivated in flat or hilly areas.
Containing fatty oil, the main components are glycerol esters of linoleic acid, oleic acid, and linolenic acid; Also contains protein, carbohydrates α- and γ- Vitamin E, Vitamin B2.
The efficacy, function, and consumption method of walnut kernel:
Walnut kernels are rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, and contain essential trace elements and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, as well as various vitamins such as carotene and riboflavin. The main component of fat contained in it is linoleic acid glycerides, which do not increase cholesterol after consumption and can also reduce the absorption of cholesterol by the intestine.
Therefore, it can be used as a tonic for patients with hypertension and arteriosclerosis. For elderly people with symptoms such as loss of appetite, weak waist and knees, and general weakness, eating 1-2 walnuts each morning and evening can have a nourishing and therapeutic effect. Walnut kernel can be eaten in a variety of ways, including raw food, cooked food, Tonic Diet Congee, fried soup, etc.
How to preserve walnut kernels:
1. Firstly, try to place it in a well ventilated and breathable place, do not use sealed bags, and it is best to use cloth bags, jute bags, or other bags with good ventilation.
2. Secondly, using bags with good ventilation is to prevent walnuts from not being dry enough, effectively and quickly emitting and absorbing moisture and moisture, thereby better maintaining the dryness of walnuts and preventing their moisture regain and mold formation.
3. Walnut kernels are the most nutritious when eaten raw! The unsaturated fat acids and phospholipids in walnuts will be damaged after heating, which is just the beneficial ingredients of walnuts. These nutrients play an important role in brain development, increasing the vitality of brain cells, and improving intelligence!
How to eat walnut kernels?
eat raw food
Crush the outer walnut shell with a hammer, and you can see the walnut kernels inside. Don't use too much force on the hammer, just open the shell. If the force is too strong, the kernels inside will become dough like. Eating raw is very convenient and won't damage the nutrients inside. Persisting in eating one or two per day will have a good effect.
Cooking walnuts and brown sugar together can improve the complexion of female friends and make them look better. Boil it up and you can drink it together. You can also use 4 walnuts and 4 bowls of water, simmer slowly over low heat, and add some honey when the water is half full. A cup of walnut water every day can whiten the skin, and this method can also enhance breast enhancement.
Grind walnuts into powder, add your favorite fruits, add some milk, stir together, and you can drink it. It has your favorite fruit flavor, and there are also nutritious walnuts inside, which taste very good.
Wash the rice and bring it to the pot over high heat. After the water in the pot boils, add walnuts and a few red dates. Very nutritious walnut Congee.
In short, walnut kernels have many benefits for our body. When we are idle and bored, we can eat some to supplement the necessary nutrients for the human body. The remaining walnut kernels must be properly stored, otherwise they may easily become moldy. The above introduction can be referred to by everyone!