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Origin and custom of cold dew

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

cold dew, the fifth solar term in autumn and the first of the 24 solar terms named "cold", means that the weather changes from cool autumn to cold autumn. The cold dew season is also of great significance and advantages to the autumn harvest. Farmers are looking forward to the arrival of this solar term. Now let's take you together to understand!!!

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what fruit do you eat in cold dew solar term

1. Grapefruit is cold and sour. It can reduce phlegm and cough, strengthen stomach and digestion, reduce swelling and relieve pain. It is suitable for stomach disease, dyspepsia, phlegm and asthma. Grapefruit is famous for its rich vitamin C. most of its organic acids are citric acid, which can eliminate human fatigue. It is beneficial to patients with cardiovascular disease and obesity.

2. Honey peach. Cold dew honey peach is a late maturing peach variety in the north. Its maturity is before and after cold dew, so it is called "cold dew honey peach". Peaches are sweet and warm in nature. If they are eaten too much, they are easy to get angry. If they are serious, they will have sores, especially those who have excessive internal heat and are prone to sores and boils should not eat more. Adults had better not feed peaches to infants, because peaches contain a large number of macromolecular substances. Infants have poor gastrointestinal dialysis ability and cannot digest these substances, which is easy to cause allergic reactions. In addition, it is best not to eat peaches that are not fully mature, so as not to cause abdominal distension or diarrhea. Origin of


cold dew


cold dew is the 17th of the 24 solar terms. On October 8 or 9 of the Gregorian calendar, the sun reaches 195 degrees of the Yellow meridian, which also means the official beginning of the autumn season. In the collection of the seventy-two seasons of the lunar calendar, it is said that "on September day, the dew is cold and will condense." cold dew means that the temperature is lower than that of White Dew, and the dew on the ground is colder and about to condense into frost. Generally speaking, cold dew is a sign that the weather turns cold.

the custom of cold dew

1. Eat flower cakes. The cold dew solar terms are generally similar to the Double Ninth Festival in time. Therefore, after climbing the mountain in September, there is the custom of eating flower cakes. Because "Gao" is homonymous with "cake", Yingjie cake is called "Chongyang flower cake", which means "rise step by step". Flower cakes mainly include "coarse flower cake", "fine flower cake" and "money flower cake". Stick some coriander leaves as a sign, with dried fruits such as green fruit, jujube and walnut kernel in the middle.

2. Viewing red leaves and cold dew solar terms, Beijing citizens have the custom of enjoying red leaves in Xiangshan. The continuous cooling after the cold dew has reddened the maple leaves in the capital, dyed the Fragrant Mountain Forest in the golden autumn, and the red leaves all over the mountain are as beautiful as Xia and picturesque as poetry. China has a vast territory and a large latitude range. The time of red leaves in different places on the vast land is different. Suitable for viewing red leaves in cold dew is in the north, especially in the north of the Yellow River.

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