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Taishan walnut

2014/11/21

Taishan walnut began its history of plantation hundreds of thousands of years ago and Jizhaomian-walnut is considered to be the best of it. Taishan walnut enjoys a high reputation of adaptability and features oval shape, smooth surface, big size and thin shell but thick flesh. Its kernel percentage has attained 40% or more. It consists of 60%-70% fat, 15%-20% protein, 10% carbohydrate and various kinds of vitamins and minerals. It can be eaten directly, or processed into oil, or used as medicine. Often, Chinese doctors use it with other medicines to treat lumbago, chronic cough, asthma, constipation and vacuity related illness. Moreover, it can be eaten regularly to exercise our brain, strengthen our teeth, blacken our hair and embellish aperients bowel.