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Hawthorn can strengthen spleen, stimulate appetite and relieving indigestion

Hawthorn, people with weight loss and children with indigestion like it. Hawthorn contains iron, protein, fat, carbohydrates and other nutrients. Hawthorn fruit can be used in medicine. It is tepid in property with sour sweet, which enters the spleen, stomach and liver meridians. It has the function of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, strengthening stomach and stopping dysentery. It is effective for diarrhea and dysentery, lower hernia with back pain, postpartum occipital pain, lochiorrhea, children with milk and food stagnation and so on.


  1. Decoct 15 grams hawthorn slices, 10 grams of chrysanthemum, and 15 grams of cassia occidentalis with water. It can also be made of chrysanthemum and hawthorn and cassia occidentalis powder. It can relax the bowels, lower blood pressure and reduce blood lipid. It is suitable for patients with hypertension and coronary heart disease to drink.
  2. Decoct 15 grams of hawthorn and 12 grams of lotus leaf with water. It can reduce blood pressure and dilate blood vessels. It is applicable to patients with hypertension and high cholesterol to take.
  3. Abdominal pains due to postpartum blood stasis: decoct 30 grams of hawthorn with water. Take juice and remove residue. Add brown sugar and take 2 times a day.

Medical diets:

Hawthorn and coix seed porridge

Material: 30 grams of hawthorn, 30 grams of coix seed, 30 grams of glutinous rice.

Method: wash hawthorn and coix seed. Add glutinous rice to cook together. Take 1 times every day.slide_shanzha-543b99794ff1f

Functions: Hawthorn can help digestion, coix seed can eliminate dampness, and glutinous rice can nourish stomach. The three has effects on clearing away heat and dampness and nourishing stomach. It is suitable for high blood lipids and fatty liver due to endoretention of damp heat.

Honey and hawthorn porridge

Materials: 50 grams of honey, 30 grams of hawthorn, 50 grams of glutinous rice.

Method: first wash glutinous rice and hawthorn and put into boiling water to cook with glutinous rice. Add honey in porridge. Take each 1 time in the morning and evening.

Functions: honey can nourish yin and moisten intestine. Hawthorn can relax bowel. Glutinous rice can strengthen spleen and tonify qi. This porridge combines the three, which can tonifying the middle energizer and tonify qi and relax bowel.  It is suitable for senile constipation due to lung deficiency and weakness of spleen and stomach.



Healthy Diet to The Obesity

Control staple food, limit the pure sugar and sweets.

For example, the original amount of food is large, the staple food can be used to decrease the law. Three meals of a day decrease 50 grams. Gradually, control the staple food in 250 to 300 grams per day. Slowly eat food and keep a habit of percent of seventy or eight full. To eat little or nothing about food contain excessive starch and sweet, such as sweet potatoes, potatoes, lotus starch, almond tea, jam, honey, candy, candied fruit, malted milk, fruit juice, etc. The staple food would better mixed thickness grains with small grain.

Appropriately increase the supply of protein.

If people are without complications of kidney or heat, each kilogram of body weight can be supplied from 1.5 to 2 grams of protein. Protein has a high specific power to increase the heat consumption, which is conducive to reduce weight. Fish, shrimp, chicken, rabbit meat and animal pluck containing high protein and low fat, so calories below than pork. The bean product with little oil is also a good source of protein, and it has effect on reducing the blood lipid.

Incept suitable fat

People should incept suitable fat to increase the feeling of full abdomen, but should restrict to incept animal fat and saturated fat of cooking vegetable oil, due to it contain unsaturated fatty acids which can reduce serum cholesterol. Don’t eat fatty foods such as butter, cream, pastries, fat goose, roasted duck, peanut, walnut, oil fried food. Fat accounts for 20%-25% of the total calories of food should be appropriate.

Enough vitamins, trace elements and dietary fiber.

Multiply use fresh fruits and vegetables and edible algae to increase the supply of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, which can increase feeling of the full abdomen, maintain normal metabolism, reduce blood fat and prevent complications.

Drink water with appreciate amount, use less salt in summer, eat watermelon and tomato to quench thirst.

Watermelon water and wax gourd soup can be a diuresis. Excessive restriction of water intake can make fat people sweat gland disorder, which is not conducive to the regulation of body temperature, especially the urine concentration and metabolic residue is not easy to row net. Meanwhile, it can also cause polydipsia, headache, fatigue and other symptoms. Drink tea with fit amount, people can adjust humidity and regulate lipid metabolism. The dishes should be less salt, especially for people with obesity, hypertension and kidney disease should pay attention to light taste.

Abstinence and restriction of food containing purine

Alcohol has high heat and can promote fat deposition in vivo. Purine can increase the burden of intermediate metabolism with liver and kidney, which is bad for the fat people. Thus, fat people should avoid eating.

A reasonable diet system should not be less than three meals a day and regularly quantitative diet.

During two meals or feeling hungry before bed, people can eat some of the fruits with more water and less sugar. According to clinical observation, the amount of insulin secretion is generally the highest in the evening and the least in the morning. So fat people should eat more breakfast and eat less dinner, which can not only reduce the synthesis of fat, but also avoid inducing coronary heart disease.

The distribution of meal heat roughly like this: breakfast accounts for 25%~ 30% of the total calories, lunch is 35% ~ 40%, and dinner is 20% ~ 25%. In addition, two extra snacks accounted for 5%.