we often hear about the foods made with rock sugar, such as the famous ice sugar gourd, rock sugar spareribs, rock sugar stewed Sydney, rock sugar bird’s nest, etc. it can be seen that rock sugar still plays a very important role in the diet. So let’s have a deep understanding of what rock sugar is, As well as the nutritional value of rock sugar and rock sugar heat and a series of problems related to rock sugar.
rock sugar is made with granulated sugar as raw material. We use the crystal of granulated sugar to make rock sugar through certain process. Rock sugar can not only be used for food, but also for medicine.
can increase the sweetness. It is also an excellent seasoning with chrysanthemum, wolfberry, hawthorn, red jujube, etc.
rock sugar is pure in quality and not easy to deteriorate. In addition to being used as candy, it can also be used as high-grade food sweetener, preparation of medicine, alcohol and tonic adjuvant. The general population can eat, diabetes patients avoid eating.
rock sugar can be used as candy, can also be made snacks. The most famous snack is sugar gourd, which is made of plum or Hawthorn wrapped in rock sugar. However, the sugar for making sugar gourd is only boiled sugar, which is not as high as rock sugar.
rock sugar can be used to cook soup, stew or make desserts; The famous “Bingtang Xianglian” is a delicacy of Hunan cuisine in eight major cuisines. There are also such dishes as “sugar Sydney”, “sugar bird’s nest”.
rock sugar can be taken orally in decocted soup, with meals, or into pills or plasters.
rock sugar is sweet in taste and flat in nature. It enters the lung and spleen meridians; It has the effect of Tonifying the middle and Qi, and moistening the stomach and lung; Rock sugar can nourish yin and generate fluid, moisten lung and relieve cough. It has a good adjuvant effect on lung dry cough, dry cough without phlegm and hemoptysis; It is used for cough and asthma caused by lung dryness, lung deficiency, wind cold and fatigue, infantile malaria, mouth dysentery, mouth sore, wind fire toothache.
rock sugar can be put into coffee, and sweet and delicious. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that rock sugar has the functions of moistening lung, relieving cough, clearing phlegm and removing fire. It is also an auxiliary material for brewing medicinal wine and stewing tonic. Rock sugar has the functions of tonifying middle Qi, harmonizing stomach and moistening lung, relieving cough and resolving phlegm, dispelling vexation and thirst, clearing away heat and turbidity, nourishing yin and promoting fluid, stopping perspiration and detoxification. It can be used to treat deficiency of middle Qi, cough due to lung heat, hemoptysis, chronic cough due to yin deficiency, dry mouth and throat, swelling and pain of throat, night sweats in children, toothache due to wind fire, etc. Function: Buzhong Yiqi, Hewei Runfei, Zhike Huatan.
2. Taste: sweet, flat, non-toxic. Meridians: entering lung and spleen meridians. Efficacy: Nourishing Yin and promoting fluid, moistening lung and relieving cough. Indications: lung dry cough, dry cough without phlegm, expectoration with blood.
crystal sugar has the effect of relieving cough and resolving phlegm. It is widely used in high-grade tonic and health care products in food and pharmaceutical industry. Old people with sugar can also alleviate dry mouth.
pharmacological action: it can replenish water and sugar in the body, replenish body fluid, supply energy, replenish blood sugar, strengthen heart and diuresis, and detoxify. Indications: its 5% solution is isotonic solution, which is used for all kinds of acute poisoning to promote the excretion of poisons; 10% ~ 50% is high solution, used for hypoglycemia, malnutrition, or for the treatment of heart failure, brain edema, pulmonary edema, etc.
above we introduced what is rock sugar and the nutritional value and use value of rock sugar, we can use rock sugar for food and medicine, rock sugar can play a lung and cough phlegm benefits, rock sugar can also nourish yin and body fluid. Rock sugar is relatively high in calories, 397 calories per 100 grams.