Efficacy of omija, a representative medicinal fruit of autumn

 At the end of the summer, in the hot sun, Young-geun Omija, like a red bead, was in season in September and October. Omija, which combines five flavors: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and spicy, contains Rignan, a natural female hormone estrogen. Rignan is a powerful antioxidant that helps relieve facial redness, perspiration, thirst and mood swings, leading to mysterious fruits.

   Omija has long been used as a medicinal ingredient because it is more of a raw substance than a food, and research has shown that Omija's new efficacy in relation to anti-aging has recently been revealed. Last year, the Rural Development Administration and Chonbuk National University announced the results of a joint study by Gomi Shin A and Shizandrin C, which are anti-aging ingredients of Omija, increase bone density by up to three times, helping improve aging such as musculoskeletal degeneration and tooth loss.

  Experiments on mice with osteoporosis showed that molecular expression predicting muscle growth increased by four times, molecular expression of bones by two to four times, and bone density by two to three times. Human cell experiments also reported significant research results on aging improvement.

  In particular, Omija, which is known to be effective in boosting immunity, has various effects. It is effective in strengthening heart function and reducing blood pressure, relieving cough and phlegm symptoms, and is also effective in dieting with low calorie foods (23 kcal per 100 grams).

 Cizandrin helps activate hepatic cells and promotes the release of various toxins in the liver, which helps liver health. The various organic acid compounds contained in omija help release toxins and wastes in the blood vessels and reduce cholesterol levels, which helps blood vessel health.

 Vitamin C, which is rich in omija, is effective in removing blemishes and freckles on the skin with excellent antioxidant action, and is effective in preventing colds, promoting digestion, improving diabetes and anemia. Various organic acid components such as apple acid and citric acid, which are abundant in omija, improve metabolism and blood circulation, supplement energy, and are excellent for immune system building and fatigue recovery. It is also effective in removing inflammation in the bronchial tract and respiratory tract, which is good for various respiratory diseases and bronchial health. Omija's bitter taste stimulates my appetite.

  Omija has the strongest sour taste among the five flavors, which stimulates the kidneys to replenish mucus, which makes your mouth water, eliminating symptoms of dry mouth. For those who have a hoarse throat or cough frequently, taking omija tea steadily helps improve symptoms. The gomisin content in omija acts to suppress the secretion of gastric fluid, which is effective in relieving heartburn or abdominal pain.

   Omija is not toxic, but excessive consumption can have side effects. Omija's properties are warm, so be careful not to eat too much if you have a high fever or sweat on your hands and feet due to hyperhidrosis. It is also recommended not to take omija when taking medicine for gastritis, gastric ulcers, or reflux esophagitis.

  Omija is ripe enough in the season and is collected when it is fat, rich in essence, and has a strong sour taste. Chinese products have less pulp, less essence, and less sour taste. Domestic products are rich in sticky essence, have a strong sour taste, and can be distinguished by white essence.