Coix seeds are sweet and slightly cold.It has the effects of strengthening the spleen and dehumidification, swelling of water and swelling, clearing heat and exhausting pus, and relieving tendons.Barley has been widely planted in China, Japan and Vietnam. It has been planting in my country for more than 4,000 years. It is a traditional medicine and food.Symphimon seeds are rich in amino acids, coixin, barley ester, and triangular compounds, and barley seeds contain protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, etc.
As a traditional Chinese medicine, there is also a long history. As early as "Shennong Materia Medica", it is recorded. In this book, Coix Seed is called Coix, "It tastes sweet and cold., Specializing in the dampness and heat of Yangming. Direct qi. Directly to the lower coke. Jiufu, light body and qi. Yangming Qi is strong and qi. Its roots are three worms.
"At that time, people thought that the main effect of Coix kernel was dehumidification. Later, in many medical works, they all appeared. The coix kernel porridge recorded in" Compendium of Materia Medica "can be used to treat rheumatism or four branches.Intrax and other diseases
Modern medical research shows that coix seeds are rich in selenium, and selenium can effectively inhibit the reproduction of cancer cells and can be used for auxiliary treatment of multiple cancers.Healthy people often eat barley, which can make the body easily and reduce the probability of tumor onset.It is more suitable for the gastrointestinal tumors and phlegm -heat dampness with spleen deficiency and wetness.In Japan, barley is used as a typical "anti -cancer food", and it can also reduce the toxic and side effects of tumor patients.
And in ancient times, people discovered the role of coix seed beauty and beauty.It can lighten spots and whiten, moisturizes wrinkle, and can also treat facial acne and warts.It is regarded as a food for daily beauty and health care.
1. Red bean barley porridge
Prepare red beans, barley, rice and rock sugar.Wash the red beans and barley kernels at a ratio of 1: 1, soak in water, wash, soak in water, and set aside.Put the pot in water and boil and pour the red beans.After the red beans are boiled, add barley and rice. After boiling on high heat, turn it to low heat until it sticky, and finally add rock sugar to season according to your preference.
2. Coix seed lotus seed lily porridge
Prepare barley, lotus seeds, dried lily, rice, honey.Wash the barley and dry lilies and spare.Wash the lotus seeds, wash, soak water, and set aside.Add an appropriate amount of water to the pot, put it in barley, rice, boil and add lotus seeds, lily, turn it on and turn over low heat, boil until it sticky, and then add honey or brown sugar to season.