Bitter Buckwheat Tea
Ingredients: 100% Natural Tartary Buckwheat
Characteristics and Benefits:
- Prevents and improves high blood pressure, high blood lipid, and high blood glucose;
- Provides rich and balanced nutrients, and improves immunity;
- Clears the wastes in the body, nourishes the skin, maintains beauty and young appearance;
- Improves blood circulation of heart and brain;
- Relieves fatique and revitalizes stamina;
- Beneficial for weight control.
- People need to improve nutritional status
- People intend to prevent and improve high blood pressure, high blood lip and high blood glucose.
Bitter buckwheat is also named Tartary buckwheat. It has been acknowledge an excellent source of both grain and medicine, by International Food and Agriculture Organization. With remarkable nutritional and health care value, it is honoured as the natural healthcare food of human by the nutritionists all over the world, thus, there is a statement, “Buckwheat is the king among the five cereals”. In recent years, as it is exported to Europe, America, Japan, and Korea in large quantity, it is called “Eastern Magical Grass” Internationally. Tartary Buckwheat is the only crop that is rich in seven essential nutrients among grain corps. The seven nutrients include:
The unique active ingredients of Tartary Buckwheat-buckwheat flavonoids are group of compound substances that have various biological activities. In it, Rutin (Vitamin P) counts for 80%, whilst it hardly exists in other cereals. Rutin can clear excessive heat and remove toxins, activate blood circulation and remove stasis. It improves microcirculation by preventing embolism, and effectively reduces the brittleness and permeability of capillaries, thus prevents micro-vascular haemorrhage of brain, and maintains microcirculation of the eyes.
- Trace elements and minerals
Tartary Buckwheat contains a variety of minerals beneficial for human health, such as Ca, P, Fe, Cu, Zn, and trace element Se. The content of Mg in it is over 11 times more than that in wheat flour, Fe is 2-5 times, Zn is over 1.5 times, Mn is over 1.4 times more than that in other staple food grains; K is 2 times more than that in wheat, 2.3 times more than that in rice, 1.5 times more than that in corn meal. The rich content of Mg and K greatly enhances Tartary Buckwheat flour’s nutritional and health care value.
The Tartary Buckwheat starch is amylopectin and has plenty of gel mucus which is alkalescent after being heated, and can form a protective membrane in stomach against hyperchlorhydria.
Tartary Buckwheat is rich in vitamins, including vitamin B1, B2, B6, vitamin C, Vitamin E, vitamin PP, vitamin P, among which, vitamin P (Rutin) and vitamin C hardly exist in other cereals.
It is also called Dietary Fiber. The content of cellulose in Tartary Buckwheat reaches 1.6%, which is over 8 times more than common rice and flour. It can relax the bowel, expels the toxins in the body, and is the cleanser of digestive system.
- Fatty acid
Tartary Buckwheat is rich in oleic acid and linoleic acid, which is essential fatty acid of human body that can not be synthesized in the body. It is a kind of unsaturated fatty acid, the only recognized necessary fatty acid know as Vitamin F. For children, it can promote the growth and development. For adults, it can prevent coronary heart disease. Cholesterol can be metabolized only after combining with fatty acid.
Tartary Buckwheat contains 19 natural amino acids which counts for 11.82% of its total weight. It especially contains lysine which lacks in common grains, such as wheat and rice. Arginine and histidine are also abundantly contained in it. Moreover, one third of Tartary Buckwheat protein is cleansing protein which can clear the toxins and wastes in the body.