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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Organic Farmula / Kam Tin
🔖 Certification： Hong Kong Organic Resource Center Organic Certification Number C20003
🌱 Producer Introduction：
There are already hundreds of organic farms in Hong Kong. Jujiacai is one of the largest, covering an area of 80,000 square feet. It has one of the largest greenhouses in Hong Kong. It adopts scientific research technology and is committed to the development of modern organic farming. the
"Organic Farmula" would like to choose more Hong Kong people to choose a local dish that they can eat with confidence, a native Hong Kong vegetables 🌱.
"Organic Farmula" was planned in May 2019, ground was broken in August, and the first batch of dishes was released in December, until June 20, 2020 when it officially obtained organic certification. During the two seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter, we experienced crop failures, and production has stabilized so far. "Organic Farmula" believes that if Hong Kong's agriculture is to continue, it must first modernize, reduce labor, and ensure production and quality, so as to attract more young people to join and continue the sunset industry. At the same time, farms and farms, farms and high-quality sales platforms must be combined to promote local industries. What to eat and what to use, why should it be controlled by others? !
"Healthy express" hopes to go with the "Homegrown Foods", bring organic life to the community, and personally support health and environmental protection 💪🏻.
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🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Ipomoea aquatica Forsk.
Chinese Name：白通菜 | 蕹菜
Other Names：White Water Spinach
Product Description：Water spinach is an alkaline food, which can balance the pH value in the body. It is helpful for pregnant women who have a good appetite and often eat big fish and meat. The niacin contained in water spinach can promote the healthy development of the fetal brain. Water spinach is also a natural food that lowers blood pressure, which helps prevent pregnancy-induced hypertension.
Sweet in the mouth, cold in nature. It has the effects of clearing heat and detoxifying, cooling blood, diuresis, and reducing swelling. Water spinach has a unique taste, and the nutrients and content it contains are quite comprehensive. In addition to carbohydrates, protein and fat, the whole plant contains calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, vitamin B and vitamin C, etc. Appropriate amount Food intake can supplement and balance the lack of meals.
Native to China and India. Now widely distributed in tropical Asia. South China and Southwest China are more cultivated. "Water water spinach" is mostly grown in the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong, and "Dry water spinach" is mostly grown in Chaoshan area.
Variety：Annual or perennial herb with cylindrical stem, alternate leaves, long triangular, apex mucronate, based on heart shape. Because the middle of the stem is hollow and has joints, it is also called "water spinach".
Water spinach is divided into dry water spinach and water spinach based on the wetness and drought of the field. In the Pearl River Delta, the water spinach mostly grows by the pond, wetland or paddy field. Dry water spinach is mainly cultivated in the Yangtze River basin of China. It grows in fields with little water or dry land. The stems and leaves are dark green, the stems and stems are thin and the tips are small and the entrance is smooth.
Supply Season：The main production period is from April to September every year.
Storage Method：Spinach has a delicate texture and is easy to break or bruise. Buy it immediately and cook it. Enjoy it fresh. Store it in a cool place for no more than 3 days, or seal it with plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator. It can be stored for about 3 days.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: It is suitable for epistaxis, blood in stool, blood in urine, diabetics, people suffering from constipation, turbid stranguria, and hemorrhoids.
Bogey: Water spinach is cold and slippery in nature, so it is not suitable for people with weak constitution, puerpera, spleen and stomach deficiency, and loose stools. Due to the high potassium content, people with uremia should not eat more. People with peptic ulcer should not eat it. Women are not suitable for consumption during menstruation.
Pregnant women can eat a small amount of water spinach
There is a rumor that water spinach is a "cramp vegetable", which can easily cause calf cramps in pregnant women. This statement is not entirely correct. At present, no medical research has found that water spinach can directly cause cramps, but some studies have pointed out that when the potassium and calcium in the blood are too low, it is easy to cause cramps, and water spinach contains high oxalic acid, which is easy to form calcium oxalate precipitation, which affects the calcium absorption of pregnant women. Therefore, long-term consumption will cause insufficient calcium in the body and cause cramps.
Properties (TCM): cold
Five Flavors in TCM: sweet
Efficacy Relieve summer heat, clear heat and detoxify, cool blood and stop bleeding, moisten intestines and laxative, etc.
Water spinach is rich in vitamin C and carotene, which can help enhance resistance. In addition, the chlorophyll in water spinach has the cosmetic effect of moisturizing the skin. The cellulose contained in it can promote intestinal peristalsis, accelerate defecation, and prevent constipation during pregnancy.
Suitable: 1. Water spinach and eggs: Water spinach contains carotenoids and lutein, and egg yolk is also rich in vitamin A, which together play a role in protecting eyes and vision. 2. Water spinach and olive oil: The carotenoids in water spinach combine with the vitamin E in olive oil to help fight aging and reduce the incidence of cancer. Avoid: 1. Stir-fried pork liver with water spinach: The vitamin C contained in water spinach will be destroyed by minerals such as copper in the liver, reducing the original nutritional value. 2. Water spinach and wolfberry: Eating together will make the potassium content in the body too high, prone to abdominal distension, diarrhea and other symptoms.
Cooking Skills：Edible parts are young leaves and stems. Soak the lettuce in water for about 45 minutes, then wash it several times with running water, and then cut it into sections to avoid nutrient loss. Water spinach and dry water spinach have different qualities and tastes, so they should be handled differently when cooking. It can be slightly longer, and it should be spicy, and it will be better when the seasoning is fully absorbed.
Notes：1) Water spinach has another nickname called "cramp vegetable". Because it is a cold food, it will cause cramps after eating, but there are no research reports or literature records on this claim. On the other hand, there are medical reports that water spinach can cure food poisoning and diabetes.
2) The root of water spinach is called water spinach root, which can be used as a medicinal material. In addition, water spinach has the effect of anti-animal toxins. As long as water spinach juice is applied externally to the wound, it can avoid poisoning in the body and relieve pain.
Dish：Fried water spinach with fermented bean curd, fried water spinach with shrimp paste and garlic, boiled water spinach.
Suggested Eating Method：
The edible parts are tender leaves and tender stems. Soak the vegetables in the water for about 45 minutes, then wash it with flowing water several times, and then cut it after cleaning to prevent nutrient loss. The water of the water and the rirgeled vegetables is different, and the taste is different. Therefore, the operation should be different when cooking. The water ravioli is easy to be cooked. It can be a little longer, it should be spicy, and the seasoning is better.
Chaozhou people cook, of course, use Prino bean sauce! Pingan bean sauce is the daily seasoning of Chaozhou people. It is used to replace shrimp sauce, milk milk, and mara, and it has another salty flavor. Why can't the vegetables get black or water? When frying, you have to be fierce and fast.
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