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Binomial Name：Cucurbita moschata
Other Names：Butternut Pumpkin
Product Description：Sweet in taste, warm in nature, it has the effects of anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving, detoxifying and removing insects, invigorating the middle and invigorating qi, nourishing the spleen and warming the stomach, and satisfying hunger and nourishing the middle. Pumpkin contains starch and cellulose, which can satisfy one's appetite and replenish physical strength; the carotenoids and lutein it contains can protect eyes and eyesight; in addition, pumpkin also contains good heart health rich in magnesium and potassium, which are good for heart health. There are research guidelines that melon can bind and eliminate toxic metals such as lead and mercury, and can reduce the carcinogenicity of nitrite, and at the same time can enhance the regeneration ability of liver and kidney, so it can prevent the accumulation of excessive toxic metals and help prevent environmental poisoning.
Pumpkin contains starch and cellulose, which can satisfy hunger and replenish energy; it contains carotenoids and lutein, which can protect eyes and vision; in addition, pumpkin also contains magnesium and potassium that are good for heart health. Good for heart health.
Native to Central and South America. Introduced to China in the 14th century, it is mainly distributed in China, India and Japan. It is less cultivated in Europe and the United States. Therefore, some scholars mistakenly believe that it originated in China, so it is called "Chinese pumpkin". Now it is cultivated all over the world, but it is still the most cultivated in southern China.
Variety：There are many varieties of pumpkins, with different shapes, sizes, colors and uses. Vegetables are mainly medium and small varieties, which are suitable for cooking and soup; large pumpkins can weigh tens of kilograms, but they are not suitable for eating, so they are mainly used as decorations; small and special "toys" "Pumpkin" is mainly used for ornamental and decoration. The shape depends on different varieties, the fruit is generally oblate or spherical; the rind of the melon is mostly dark orange, and there are also varieties of melon rinds that are green, and there are colorful patterns, which vary a lot; the diameter is about 20 to 80 cm. Pumpkin is an annual climbing herb; the root system is well developed. Stems sprawling, five-sided; leaves palmately five-lobed, lightly notched, dark green, with irregular markings at the junction of veins.
In addition, there are two varieties of this plant: one is round pumpkin (C. moschata var. melonaeformis), the fruit is oblate, with longitudinal grooves or tumor-like protrusions on the fruit surface, dark green skin with yellow markings, such as the "Box melon"; the other is long pumpkin (C. moschata var. toonas), the fruit is elongated, the head is swollen, the outer skin is green, with yellow patterns, such as the "Calrus pumpkin" in Jiangsu.
Supply Season：The main production period is from May to October every year, and it is available in Hong Kong throughout the year.
Storage Method：1. The whole pumpkin is stored in a cool, dry and ventilated place at room temperature for about 1-2 months.
2. After cutting, it is easy to deteriorate from the heart. If you want to save it, you can hollow out the inner melon seeds and melon sac, then wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate it. It can be stored for about 2 weeks.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: It is suitable for people with lung pain, asthma, pain and swelling, people with high blood pressure, constipation, cancer patients, people with burns, and people who have been stung by poisonous bees.
Bogey: Because pumpkin has high potassium content, people with poor kidney function and uremia should eat less. Patients suffering from icteric hepatitis, measles, beriberi, etc., and those with chickenpox, qi stagnation and dampness should not eat it.
Pregnant women can eat pumpkin
Pregnant women eating pumpkin during pregnancy can promote digestion and relieve constipation. However, excessive consumption can easily cause dampness and heat in the body. It is not recommended to eat pumpkin every day, and the amount of consumption should be controlled.
Properties (TCM): warm
Five Flavors in TCM: sweet
Efficacy Anti-inflammatory and pain relief, detoxification and deworming, nourishing the middle and Qi, nourishing the spleen and warming the stomach, alleviating hunger and nourishing the middle
Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, which can speed up cell division and stimulate the growth of new cells. Rich cobalt can enhance metabolism in the body, promote hematopoietic function, and promote the synthesis of vitamin B12 in the human body.
Beef Tonify the spleen and stomach, detoxify and relieve pain
Mung bean clears heat and detoxifies, promotes body fluid and quenches thirst
Not suitable for matching
Mutton causes jaundice and beriberi
Shrimp causes diarrhea, bloating
Chili Destroys Vitamin C
Crab prone to abdominal pain and diarrhea
Cooking Skills：The edible part is located in melons and fruits. After a little rinsing, peel off the skin and remove the seeds.
Notes：It is not advisable to eat too much. If you eat too much, it will easily become wet and yellow, which will make you bloated. Because pumpkin is rich in carotenoids, excessive consumption can cause yellowing of the skin. Eating more squash can promote dampness and heat. Pumpkin seeds are also used to make soy sauce melon seeds.
Butternut squash is used culinarily as a vegetable that can be roasted, sautéed, toasted, puréed for soups such as squash soup, or mashed to be used in casseroles, breads, muffins, and pies.
Chinese Culinary : Pumpkin Powder Steamed Pork, Golden Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Spare Ribs.
This product is imported from foreign countries. The supply depends on the delivery situation. It may be insufficient or out of stock!
Suggested Serving Method：
The edible part is located in the fruits. After rinse, cut off the skin and remove the seeds.
How to eat: pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin rice noodles, pumpkin porridge, pumpkin rice, cold pumpkin
1. Stir -fried pumpkin seeds: rubbing the fiber and mucus clean, and after drying it, stir -fry the dried pan without oil.
2. Steaming: Wash the skin with a sponge, cut it in a larger cut, put it in the electric cooker and cook
3. Cut the pumpkin (peeling or peeling) and cook with the rice.
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