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Is litchi cold?

01 But there are also taboos to eat litchi: Chinese medicine believes that litchi is warm, Yin deficiency and fire prosperity, that is, litchi belongs to warm food, eat more easily "fire", so the Chinese medicine syndrome differentiation belongs to Yin deficiency, deficiency and fire excessive constitution is not suitable for people to eat, folk also has "a litchi three fires" theory. Li Shizhen, a doctor of the Ming Dynasty, said, "Litchi smells pure yang, and its sex is fearful of fever. Fresh people eat more, that is, swollen gums and painful mouth, especially those with sick teeth and fire.
Recent studies have shown that litchi has the effect of lowering blood sugar, and a large amount of food can cause hypoglycemia. In light cases, dizziness, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, fatigue, pallor, skin dampness and cold are the symptoms. In heavy cases, sleepiness, coma, convulsions, quadriplegia, arrhythmia, hypotension and even life-threatening are the symptoms. The main cause of the disease is eating a lot of Litchi on an empty stomach, which causes sudden hypoglycemia. It is called "litchi disease".

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