Toona is known as the “vegetable on the tree” and the bud of the toon tree. Every year before and after the valley rain in spring, the buds of toon hair can be made into various dishes. Not only rich in nutrition, but also has high medicinal value.

Nutritional value and efficacy of toon bud

Toona sinensis buds have about 84 grams of water in every 100 grams of fresh stems and leaves, about 9.8 grams of protein, 58 mg of vitamin C and calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, etc., and have an aromatic odor.

Anti aging

It contains vitamin E and sex hormone substances, has anti-aging and nourishing yin, so it is known as “progestin”.

Spleen appetizer

Toon is a famous seasonal product. It contains volatile aromatic organic compounds such as toonin, which can strengthen the spleen and appetite and increase appetite.


Toon has the effects of clearing away heat, dampness, diuretic and detoxification, and it is a good medicine to help treat enteritis, dysentery and urinary system infection.

Remove tapeworm

Toona sinensis contains arsenin, and the volatile odor can penetrate the epidermis of maggots so that maggots cannot attach to the intestinal wall and are excreted from the body.


Toona sinensis is rich in vitamin C and carotene, which helps to enhance the body’s immune function, and has the function of lubricating the skin. It is a good food for health and beauty.


It is rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, and high in carotene and vitamins. It also contains fat, sugar and crude fiber.

Exogenous cold

Chunt buds are rich in nutrition and treat exogenous wind chills, rheumatism, stomachache, dysentery and so on.

Hypolipidemic blood sugar

Toon buds contain ingredients that inhibit a variety of pathogenic bacteria, ingredients that help fight tumors, lower blood lipids, and lower blood sugar, as well as rich polyphenolic antioxidants.

Taboos of eating toon

Toona sinensis is a hair product, and more food can easily induce diarrhea to recur, so patients with chronic diseases should eat less or not.

Toon should not be eaten with animal liver. The copper and iron ions in the liver of the toon containing vitamin C in the toon can easily oxidize and invalidate the vitamin C, causing the nutritional content to be greatly reduced.

Don’t eat toon while taking vitamin K. The vitamin C and vitamin K contained in Toona sinensis have a counteracting effect, which not only reduces the therapeutic effect of Vitamin K, but also reduces the nutritional value of Toona sinensis.

Toxic dysentery should not eat toon. Toona sinensis is flat and cool, and those with debilitating dysentery are suitable for warming up. Toon consumption will aggravate the disease.

Toon should not be kept for a long time, it is best to buy and eat it now. The leftover cooked toon should not be eaten the next day. If it is left for a long time, the content of nitrite will increase.

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