Chinese name:韭菜

Leek , a perennial herb in the Liliaceae family , is used as medicine with seeds and leaves. It has the functions of invigorating the stomach, refreshing, deodorizing perspiration, invigorating the kidney and yang, and strengthening essence. In Chinese medicine, leeks have a very resounding name called “aphrodisiac”, and some people call leeks “intestinal herb”. Not only that, but leeks also have many names. Leeks are also called stalactites, stalactites, longevity grass, and flat cabbage. The history of leeks used as medicine can be traced back to the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period.

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