Mang seed is also the demarcation point for the timing of planting crops. Prior to awn planting, the survival rate of various crops was high. After this solar term, due to the hot weather, the survival rate of crops is getting lower and lower. Therefore, agricultural crops are based on this season. The farmer s proverb mang species, busy species says this.
Because of China s vast territory, the climate characteristics of the same solar terms are also different. In early June, in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in central China, the rainfall increased and the temperature rose. It is a rainy season with heavy rain. The air is very humid, the weather is extremely hot and humid, and various clothing and appliances are prone to mold. Therefore, in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, This weather is called Huang Meitian . In addition, most of the Dragon Boat Festival in China is before and after the awning day, and there is a saying in the folks that the Dragon Boat Festival is not yet eaten, and you can t give it away if you don t eat it. This tells people that the Dragon Boat Festival is not over, don t take off the cold clothes to avoid cold.
Dragon Boat Festival has customs such as eating dumplings, dragon boat racing and drinking realgar wine. Eating palm seeds is good for your health. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the reed leaves and lotus leaves of Baozizi have the effect of clearing heat and relieving heat, and the sticky rice, which is the main ingredient of palm seeds, can be beneficial to Qi, get rid of heat, and clear the heat. Zongzi with red dates and chestnuts as filling is the best product for relieving heat. Jujube is sweet and warm, and has the effects of nourishing qi, nourishing blood and soothe the nerves; chestnuts have the effects of nourishing qi, strengthening the spleen and nourishing kidney. In summer, it is very hot and unbearable. Many people get angry and heatstroke, and often eat dumplings, which can clear away heat and relieve heat. But sticky rice is very sticky, and the temperature is stagnation, so the elderly, children or patients with gastrointestinal diseases should take cauti on. Rice dumplings stuffed with red dates and red bean paste are high in sugar content; diabetic patients should be cautious of eating cardiovascular disease patients should eat greasy meat dumplings and lard bean paste dumplings.
On the day of the Dragon Boat Festival, many places still have the practice of drinking realgar wine, thinking that realgar wine can kill belly; insects. In fact, this is unscientific and dangerous. Although realgar is insecticidal, dehumidifying and itching, but it is highly toxic, 0,3 grams of daily service can make people poisoning, mild vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, urine and secondary laryngitis, headache, etc., and heavy can make the heart, Liver, kidney, and intestine are damaged. Therefore, the practice of drinking realgar wine should be abandoned.
The folk festival of the Dragon Boat Festival also has the customs of hanging wormwood leaves, calamus, and garlic. Ai, calamus and garlic are called Three Friends of Dragon Boat Festival. Moxa and calamus contain aromatic oils, which have the same bactericidal effect as garlic. Ai and calamus can repel mosquitoes, insects and ants, and purify the air. It can be seen that the ancients inserted Ai and Acorus for a certain reason. During the Dragon Boat Festival near the summer solstice, the cold department alternates , mosquitoes breed, and bacteria grow and multiply quickly. Suspense leaves, calamus, and garlic have the function of deworming and sterilizing, which is worth promoting.