Problems such as sunstroke and diarrhea are quite often experienced during summer, and can be relieved or even prevented by some vegetables that grow in summer. Adding them to your diet can improve your health at a minimum cost!
Pumpkins benefit the spleen, and can decrease blood sugar levels and relieve pain. They can improve one’s general health and a weak stomach after prolonged illness.
The luffa vegetable looks similar to a cucumber; however, when it’s cut open, its flesh is fibrous and spongy. The luffa benefits the liver and can relieve a cough by eliminating sputum.
Bitter squashes benefit the heart and clear heat in the body, relieve heatstroke, the pain caused by burns, heat rash, etc.
White gourds benefit the lungs and promote the secretion of saliva or body fluid, therefore, reducing body heat and thirst. As a diuretic, white gourds can also improve edema.
Translation research by Mona Song.