Thailand Organic Series
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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Thailand Organic Series / Mae Chaem, Thailand
🔖 Certification： The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Organic Certification TAS9000,
Thailand Organic Agriculture Certification (ACT) [pending confirmation]
🌱 Producer Introduction：
The local producer of over 50 kinds of organically grown premium products which is certified by Thai's government.
These fruits are grown in an area of 100 rais and include a large variety of products. Some fruits are organic certified, some grown organically and others grown with conventional means. Fruits are seasonal and therefore not available throughout the year with the exception of citrus, bananas and papaya which have a longer seasonality.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Cucurbita moschata (Duch) Poir.
Other Names：Japanese 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.
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：The whole pumpkin can be kept for about 2 to 3 months in a cool, dry and ventilated place. If the pumpkin is cut, remove the seeds first, wrap it in plastic wrap, and store it in the refrigerator 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.
Dish：Pumpkin Powder Steamed Pork, Golden Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Spare Ribs.
Suggested Eating Method：
The edible part is located in the fruits. After rinse, cut off the skin and remove the seeds.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
☘️ Preserve vegetables
1. Leafy vegetables and softer vegetables, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic Vegetables are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the vegetables in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the vegetables in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic vegetables do not use preservatives or special treatments. Vegetables are generally stored for three to five days. Some vegetables will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
☘️ How to wash vegetables
Special attention: The dishes, especially small flowers and broccoli, are best soaked in the water to remove residual pesticides (I will have organic farms). It is recommended to use our vegetables and vegetables environmentally friendly cleaner Dish Drops
for 3 to 5 minutes to eliminate residuals, sand and dust.
1. Wash vegetables before cooking to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the vegetables for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing vegetables with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut vegetables with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.