Maybe many people like to drink scented tea, but I don’t know if you have ever drunk kapok soaked water. I have always thought that kapok is just for viewing, but I didn’t expect it to be drunk. Many people may not have it. I have seen kapok, kapok and red plum are a bit similar, they are basically the same when viewed from a distance, but the flowers of kapok are still bigger when you look up close, but they are also red and beautiful, so drink kapok in water Let’s take a look at what are the effects of.
Kapok:The flowers are 5 to 8 cm in length, shrunk when dry, appearing in irregular masses, and mostly without ovary and flower stalks. The calyx is cup-shaped, 2.5 to 4 cm long, 2 to 3 cm in diameter, 3 to 5 lobed at the top, thick leathery, very brittle, brown-black in appearance, with longitudinal wrinkles, and gray-yellow short hairs on the inside. The petals are 5 pieces, shrunken or broken, brown or dark brown on the surface, stellate hairs on the surface, reddish brown on the inner surface, with fewer stellate hairs; stamens are numerous, arranged in multiple rows, the bases are united, the anthers are kidney-shaped, curled. Slightly smelly, slightly sweet in taste. It is better to have a large and complete flower and a brownish-yellow color.
The effect of kapok soaking in water
If you need kapok to make tea in your life, you first need to figure out the taboos of kapok soaking in water. Then, you must know enough about the dosage and use time of this medicinal material. Kapok has a flat taste and astringency. After taking it, it has the effects of detoxification, clearing away heat and dampness. It is used for dysentery, blood collapse and sore toxins in daily life.
However, this kind of medicinal material is cold, so more attention should be paid to the dosage and use time. The dosage should be controlled between 5 grams and 10 grams each time in life. Excessive amounts can easily lead to side effects in the body. In addition, it is best not to use it for a long time, otherwise it will endanger your health. Kapok is not only of high ornamental value, its flower, bark and root have medicinal value. Boil the dried kapok porridge or make tea, which can detoxify, clear away heat and drive away cold and remove dampness; boiling kapok skin also has the effects of clearing heat, diuresis, and detoxification, and has a good effect on chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer, diarrhea, dysentery, etc. .
To cool off the heat, kapok blooms in summer, and it is also very suitable to be taken in summer. It is one of the raw materials for making herbal tea. Soaking kapok in water in summer can clear away heat and detoxify, and has a very good preventive effect on heatstroke. It is diuretic and invigorating the stomach. Taking kapok soaked in water in summer can diuresis and promote water circulation in the body, making the body healthier. In addition, kapok can be used if there are various gastrointestinal discomforts, especially chronic gastritis, dysentery, loss of appetite and indigestion.
Cooking the dried kapok in porridge or soup can detoxify and clear away heat and dispel cold and remove dampness; boiling kapok skin also has the effects of clearing heat, diuresis, and detoxification, and has good curative effects on chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer, diarrhea, dysentery, etc.