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Strengthening the spleen and stomach,
Promoting salivation and quenching thirst.
Used in the symptoms of weak spleen and bad taste, feeling sick, insomnia ,fatigue and cancer.
Help make your body temperature cooling the summer heat
Eliminate thirst, remove chemicals or poison, and a diuretic.
Promoting mammary gland secretion of Milk.
The ancients thought that water chestnut can benefit internal organs and lustrate all kinds of diseases and ailments as well as light body.
Light body means loosing your weight and making you vigorous and graceful containing no fat.
Fixing taste, strengthening knees and improving healthy force benefiting air.
The powder gruel of the water chestnut is good for stomach intestines and removing internal heat. The elder can require benefits from eating it.
Water chestnuts are also known to contain detoxifying properties and are considered to be good for people suffering from jaundice.
Water chestnut has outstanding effect on defending and resisting cancer. Recently, Japan is taking the water chestnut as major composition, manufacture a certain kind of anticarcinogen that causes a sensation of medical circle (the kernel of Job's tears and Chinese wistaria, Hezi each 9 gs of son, the 60 gs of water chestnut, taking orally after boiling down). In recent years, someone tries to put the fruit of water chestnut into curing esophagus cancer, breast carcinoma and womb cancer. Experts from Taiwan and scholars research indicate that the water chestnut has such function mainly resulted from including an anticancer substance called AH-13, which has obvious inhibition for organization hyperplasic and the denaturation of ascites type cancer cell
Many Western consumers are only familiar with canned water chestnuts. Fresh waterchestnuts, when they are available, are a completely different experience. The crunchy texture may be similar in both, but fresh water chestnuts are sweeter, with layers of flavor which are obscured during the canning process. The flesh of the vegetable also has a slightly different texture, with fresh water chestnuts being more brittle and prone to
shattering, rather than slightly slimy like their canned cousins. Water chestnuts can also be found in pickled form at some markets, and the flesh is sometimes ground to make flour. The flour can be somewhat expensive, but it is well suited to certain Asian dishes.
Water chestnuts are low in sodium, with 18 mg per cup. They are also an excellent source of potassium, with 362.1 mg per cup. Colorado State University recommends taking 4.7 g of potassium per day. This mineral is essential for proper muscle and neural function. In addition, potassium balances sodium to regulate water retention and blood pressure.
Water chestnuts have a significant amount of calcium, with 13.6 mg per cup. The recommended dietary allowance of calcium for adults is 1,000 mg per day. Calcium is essential for strong bones and proper vascular function, as well as for neuronal, hormonal and other intracellular signaling.
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