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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification： Taiwan Organic Certification
🌱 About the Producer：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
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🛍 Product Information：
Binomial Name：Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Other Names：Lotus Root
Product Description：These are the roots of the lotus plant, growing deep at the bottom of muddy ponds. Harvesting these long, unwieldy roots is an extremely labor-intensive process that must be done by hand. So don’t waste it!
Lotus root is the underground or water rhizome of the lotus of the water lily family. It is slightly sweet and refreshing. It can be eaten raw or in dishes. The rhizomes contain large cavities with distinctive patterns in cut cross-sections. Lotus roots retain their crispness even after being cooked. Its medicinal value is high, and it is most suitable for the infirm and sick, as well as women, children, old and young. As early as the Xianfeng period of the Qing Dynasty, lotus root was designated as an imperial meal product. Lotus root has the function of relieving heat and clearing away heat, and it is a good food for summer.
They have hollow piping running through them, which gives sliced lotus root the appearance of a wagon wheel. Peel with a vegetable peeler and rinse them before slicing or cutting into chunks to use in stir-fries, soups, and recipes like Crispy Stuffed Lotus Root.
Native to India and later introduced to China. Now born in tropical and subtropical regions, but those from Zhejiang Province are the best.
Variety：Lotus root is divided into safflower lotus, white flower lotus and twist lotus root. Generally, the higher quality lotus root is divided into safflower lotus root and white flower lotus root.
Safflower lotus root: The outer skin is brownish yellow, the lotus root shape is slender and long, and it contains a lot of starch. The raw lotus root tastes bitter and astringent.
White Flower Lotus: The skin is smooth and silvery white, with a large body shape and tender meat. The raw lotus root tastes sweet and is usually used for stir-frying. Twist lotus root: The quality is average, the appearance is rough, pink, and contains a lot of starch.
Supply Season：From the beginning of autumn to the end of the year is the season of abundant production. The lotus root produced in summer tastes crisper, while the lotus root in autumn tastes softer.
Storage Method：Wrap the whole lotus root in damp newspaper and store it in a cool and ventilated place or in a vegetable and fruit cabinet in a refrigerator. It can be stored for about 7 days. If it has been cut, wrap the cut with plastic wrap and put it in the vegetable and fruit cabinet of the refrigerator. Because the cut face is easy to rot, it should be eaten as soon as possible.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Suitable: lotus root has high iron content, so patients with iron deficiency anemia should eat more.
Lotus root is also rich in vitamin K, which has the effect of constricting blood vessels and stopping bleeding, which is very suitable for pregnant women. Lotus root is also beneficial to the condition of patients with loss of appetite, pneumonia and enteritis.
Avoid: Because lotus root is cold in nature, it has the effects of clearing heat and quenching thirst, stopping bleeding and resolving phlegm, nourishing stomach and nourishing yin. Because of its cool nature, it is not suitable for pregnant women to eat it too early. Generally, it is eaten after 1-2 weeks after delivery.
Pregnant women can eat lotus root
Pregnant women need to cook lotus root thoroughly, and its nature will change from cold to warm. It has the effects of nourishing the stomach, nourishing yin, strengthening the spleen and replenishing qi. It is a good food supplement for pregnant women. The lotus root joints in the lotus root have the effects of nourishing blood to stop bleeding, regulating the appetite, improving the complexion of pregnant women, and nourishing the fetus.
Properties (TCM): cool
Five Flavors in TCM: Spicy
Efficacy Nourishes yin and blood, strengthens muscles and bones, clears heat and nourishes lungs, cools blood and removes blood stasis, invigorates spleen and appetizers, stops diarrhea and solidifies essence
Lotus root is rich in starch, protein, vitamin C and carbohydrates, which can provide calories for pregnant women, prevent gum bleeding, and help the healthy development of the fetus. And the vitamin B6 it contains can relieve pregnancy vomiting.
Affordable: When stewing lotus root, add some rock sugar, which not only tastes fragrant and delicious, but also has the effect of strengthening the spleen, appetizing, and stopping diarrhea. Lotus root should also be eaten with mung bean. It has the effects of strengthening the spleen and stomach, soothing the liver and gallbladder, clearing heat and nourishing blood, and lowering blood pressure, which is helpful for patients with liver and gallbladder diseases and hypertension.
Cooking Skills：Avoid using iron when cooking lotus root because the tannin chemicals in it will react with the metal and cause the food to turn black. After the lotus root is cut, it will change color due to contact with the air, so after the lotus root is cut, it can be immersed in water or light salt water to prevent it from turning black. There are many ways to cook lotus root. It can be cooked on its own or as a side dish. It can be stir-fried, stewed or pickled with honey. Lotus root can also be made into lotus root juice and lotus root powder.
Notes：Lotus root contains asparagine, which can balance the central nervous system, prevent excessive tension, and has a calming effect. In folk remedies, lotus root juice is effective in treating stomach ulcers.
Lotus root stewed pork ribs soup, fried lotus root cake, lotus root braised pork belly, beef boiled lotus root, fried lotus root slices, refreshing lotus root juice.
If the order has a Taiwan produce, recommended to choose to deliver on Sat or it'll be shipped separately.
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