A good companion for barley cancer patients
Recently, in the Oncology Ward of Xiangfan Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, patients who have exchanged their most experience with each other are suffering from porridge.
This porridge is boiled with barley kernels. It is simple, practical, convenient and of great health value.
Renren, also known as barley, is not only a commonly used traditional Chinese medicine for water and dampness, but also one of the grains that people eat.
Today, it can be seen in the grain counters of major supermarkets and farmers’ markets.
Professor Zhu Xueming, director of the Oncology Department of Xiangfan Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, introduced us its medicinal value to cancer patients.
Coix seed is sweet, light, and slightly cold.
It has the functions of diuresis and dampness, removing paralysis, clearing heat and purging pill, strengthening spleen and reducing diarrhea.
It is commonly used clinically for cardiogenic edema, asthma, pulmonary abscess, nephritis, renal arterial nephritis, athlete’s foot, unfavorable urination, dampness, spleen deficiency and diarrhea, acute respiratory inflammation, and acute respiratory tract.
Main active ingredients: Contains coixenolide, cohenlactone, sterols, amino acids, sugars, fatty acids, vitamin B1, B2, etc.
Pharmacological studies have proven that Coix Seed has dual effects of anti-tumor and immune function: ①Coix Seed has the effect of preventing the growth of nanoparticles.
For various tumor anatomy and dialectical applications, especially spleen deficiency and dampness digestive tract tumors and sputum heat dampness lung cancer are more suitable.
When cancer patients are undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy, white blood cells decrease, loss of appetite, ascites, and edema, it is advisable to use barley to accompany meals.
② Coix seed oil promotes cellular and humoral immunity.
Coix kernel is more metabolized than rice and wheat, and has fewer complications. A variety of amino acids, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, etc., therefore, for patients with chronic illness and recovery from illness, it isBlinds and good nutrition.
③ Coix seed can inhibit skeletal muscle contraction, reduce muscle elongation and contraction, shorten its fatigue curve; can inhibit striated muscle contraction; it has sedative, analgesic and antipyretic effects.
④ Coix seed also has the effect of dilating blood vessels and reducing blood sugar.
Hypertension and high blood sugar can be commonly used by people.