Lotus seeds are the essence of lotus pods. When they are fresh, they taste very good. Many people like to eat them. Dried lotus seeds in soup also have a unique flavor.
"The lotus leaves are infinitely green in the sky, and the lotus flowers are different in the sun." This kind of ecological beauty can be seen everywhere in Guangchang County, Fuzhou, Jiangxi. On July 3, The Paper (www.thepaper.cn) went to Guangchang County Lotus Science and Technology Expo Park and China Lotus Scenic Area with the media interview group of "The Tenth Anniversary of the Revitalization and Development of the Southern Jiangxi Soviet Area" to explore the use of "lotus" as a medium. The sample experience of agricultural tourism integration to help rural revitalization.
Guangchang white lotus is a typical representative of "Gan lotus", with unique local characteristics of fragrant, sweet, rotten and cottony. The appearance, shape and color of Guangchang white lotus can be directly distinguished by sensory perception. There are three types of shapes: round, oval and oval. The color is pale yellow to slightly yellow. The lotus seeds processed by the traditional process exude their own unique aroma, which is the inherent commonality of Guangchang white lotus.
In my country, lotus seeds are mainly produced in Guangchang County, Ningdu County, Fujian Jianning County, Jiangxi, etc. There are also a small amount of cultivation in Hubei, Hunan,
Lotus seeds have the functions of invigorating the spleen and stopping diarrhea, invigorating the kidneys and astringent essence, nourishing the heart and soothing the mind.
The main producing areas of lotus seeds are mostly located in Hunan and Hubei, followed by Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Anhui and other places. The best lotus seeds are Guangchang White Lotus, Jianning Tongxin White Lotus, Ningdu Tongxin White Lotus, Temple Front White Lotus and so on. Among them, Jianning in Fujian is the origin of high-quality lotus seeds. It has beautiful landscapes and fertile land. It has a long history of planting Jianlian, and has the title of "Hometown of Jianlian in China".