Bracken is a kind of wild vegetable. The cooked dishes are ruddy in color, soft in texture, strong in fragrance, rich in amino acids, multivitamins, and trace elements. They also include unique nutrients such as pterin, pterin, and sterols. As the "king of mountain vegetables", it is a rare wild vegetable.
Nutritional content of bracken
Content (per 100 g)
Content (per 100 g)
Benefits of bracken
Clearing heat, expelling wind and stomach, smoothing intestines and lowering gas, reducing phlegm
How to choose bracken
When choosing bracken, choose a bit greener and tenderer. If most of them turn purple, they will be older.
Storage method of bracken
Bracken will turn yellow for a long time and its nutritional value will decrease. It is recommended to buy immediately. Bracken should be treated immediately after picking to prevent aging. Nutrition loss. First remove the fern head fern flower, clean the fine hair, and use a 1% concentration of grass and gray water (that is, 1.5 kg of high-quality dry straw is burned into ash powder, melted and filtered with water, and then mixed with clean natural water 80-100 kg ) Put it in a clean container and soak it for 3 ~ 5 hours (It is better to cover the fern with ash water), and then kill the green by the same size, length, and color of fern. Method 1: Use 1% grass ash Place the water and the corresponding bracken in the pot at the same time, use a high heat, and cook until the gray water bubbling, then extend it for 2 ~ 4 minutes. Method two: first boil the prepared plant and ash water, then use the corresponding bracken to boil in the boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes. In short, it's hot until it's mature and hearty. Rinse the hot bracken immediately with clean, cold water (preferably running water). After washing, drain with a leaking solvent, dry or set aside.
Bracken Cooking Tips
The fine fluff of bracken must be washed clean, just rub it with boiling water and gently rub it off. Bracken and leeks are fast-cooking vegetables, so they don't need to be over-fried, and they don't have a unique crispy texture when they are too hot.
Taboo of bracken
Bracken should not be eaten in large quantities. Spleen and stomach deficiency should not eat more.
The therapeutic value of bracken
1. Brackenin has a certain inhibitory effect on bacteria. It can be used for fever, intestinal wind fever, eczema, sores and other diseases. It has a good effect of clearing heat and detoxifying, sterilizing and clearing inflammation. 2. Some active ingredients of bracken can dilate blood vessels and lower blood pressure. 3. The crude fiber contained can promote gastrointestinal motility and has the effect of lowering laxative. 4. Bracken can clear intestines and detoxify. Bracken is commonly used in folks to treat diarrhea and dysentery and urination is not clear. 5. Pteridium can be made into powder skin and powder to replace hunger, strengthen spleen and qi, strengthen the body, and enhance disease resistance.