EVALUTE PERILLA AS DRUG AND FOOD
Perilla is herbal treasure on motherland, its leaves, stems and seeds, root, all can be used to heal, it is with a high nutritional value, it is a kind of fashionable vegetables and health care. SHEN NONG BEN CAO JING records: “Perilla... long-term taking, prolong aging". Compendium of materia medica describes: the song dynasty emperor SongRenZong, shows to the world, evaluating soup drink, and the result is "Perilla boiled water first." The yuan dynasty poet HAO LAI said: "next summer house evaluation soup, heavy wooden basil soup smells first." Compendium of materia medica shows: the perilla determine the next gas, in addition to a "good, its oil cold. In addition to cold, treat all air conditioning. Fill in yiqi, treat heart abdominal distension full, stop cholera ZhuanJin, appetizing food, stop beriberi, under the big small intestine. XinJing, the interests of the spleen, and YouSheng, boiled drinking exercises tangerine skin. Solution, hunger, doing published scattered in the chill air, wide the lungs, and sputum extinction temperature, set in blood analgesic womb, solution, pant, cure snake poison fish crab with YeSheng feed dog injury. Make soup, kill all the fish poison."
Because the Perilla has unique scent smell, its aroma is from Perilla oil, the main components in the oil are: unsaturated fatty acid series, alpha linolenic acid content is the highest, the rest are linolenic acid, oleic acid, palmitic, stearic acid, and Vc, Ve and B - hu Laura h element, double terpene, furan sugar aldehydes, design and color assorted and calcium, iron, potassium, etc.
Studies of the health food function according to foreign experts show that eating Perilla food has the function of anti-aging, strengthening memory, lower hematic fat, anti-allergy and anti-cancer and so on, at the same time, perilla oil is called "soft gold" in drugs, makeup products, industry chemical raw materials.
Perilla is announced by health ministry one plant of the first 60 plants which can be as drug and food. It has important value in developing economic crops in food and drug field. In recent years, its development value and extensive research made great achievements, use value of Perilla has attracted the attention of the world. With the continuous development of perilla value, more important and more extensive uses will be unearthed. As part of the green food, Perilla food will be on people's table, open a new land in the food industry.