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Origin and custom of cold dew solar term climbing high to eat flower cake on September Festival

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

the working people of China have paid close attention to climate change since ancient times. According to its characteristics, it has formed a variety of customs, which are widely reflected in daily life. When we see the emergence of a certain kind of food, we know that some festivals are coming. Let's take a look at the traditional activities in the cold dew period.

寒露节气的由来和风俗  九月节登高吃花糕

the origin of cold dew solar terms

it is the fifth solar term in autumn in China's ancient 24 solar terms calendar. At this time, the sun reaches 195 ° of the Yellow meridian, which is the real Festival for entering late autumn. It is recorded in the collection of the seventy-two seasons of the lunar calendar 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 is about to condense into frost. In the cold dew season, Nanling and the vast areas to the north have entered autumn, and the northeast and northwest have entered or will enter winter. In terms of farming, some areas are suitable for planting wheat, and irrigation has also become a key issue. What are the traditional customs of




① eating Double Ninth Festival cakes: because it is close to the Double Ninth Festival, people will make relevant cakes, in which "cake" is homonymous with "high". The ancients believed that "everything is high", so eating cakes when climbing on the Double Ninth Festival indicates rising step by step.

② drink chrysanthemum wine: This is the season when chrysanthemums are in full bloom. It is suitable for picking flowers to make wine. It is said that it can prolong life, so it is very popular.

③ enjoying red leaves: the more late autumn, the more red the red leaves are. The continuous cooling after the cold dew makes the maple leaves red. The fragrant mountains and forests in golden autumn are dyed, and the red leaves all over the mountain are as beautiful as Xia and picturesque as poetry. Many tourists went to see this rare beauty.

common health care skills in this season

① add clothes in time: at this time, the temperature drops significantly, and you should carry your coat in the morning and evening. You can't wear too thin to avoid being caught cold.

② keep regular work and rest, go to bed early and get up early, so that you can have enough energy to work and study during the day.


③ supplement nutrition, eat more fresh vegetables and fruits, and balance the body function, so as to enhance the physique.

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