In the cereals, only buckwheat contains much contents of rutin and the rare elements like selenium. The contents of proteins, fibers, vitamins, amino acids in buckwheat are much higher than other cereals. So it is not only used for preventing and curing hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure and diabetes, but also used for preventing obesity, improving fat-digestion and keeping good work of heart and angiocarpies. Because of its unique nutritional value buckwheat is considered to be the world's emerging crop. In Japan and South Korea, having buckwheat tea and eating buckwheat noodles has been a traditional health-care practices for more than a century in one hundred. And especially in South Korea, Buckwheat tea has become the major drinks in the Korean foods on the table.
The Kulun Buckwheat from Inner Mongolia is just the elite among all the buckwheat from all the regions. Growing buckwheat in Kulun County in Inner Mongolia has been going on for a long historical period and due to the special geographical conditions and climatic features, Kulun buckwheat maintained its typical quality features-rich contents of protein, functional mineral elements and vinatminB1 and Vitamin B2, etc.
According to the authenticated analysis on the nutritional ingredients of Kulun buckwheat by CIQ and The Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Health, the nutrition facts are as below:
It is also concluded in the analysis that the contents of Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2, and Vitamin E are much higher than those in rice, wheat and corn. Especially, it contains good contents of mineral elements like iron, calcium, zinc, boron, iodine and selenium. It is also tested that there are 18 amino acids in the protein and 8 of which are the essential ones to human health, whose contents are high in good side with good matching. The contents of lysine and arginine are higher than those form rice. Rutin is the peculiar ingredient of Kulun buckwheat that is good for softening blood vessels, reducing blood lipid and cholesterol and preventing high blood pressure and CVD(cardiovascular disease) with other functions as improving immunity, anti-phlogosis and anti-cancer.
Nutrition & Efficacy
1. Cooking like rice;
2. Making bread and noodles after grinding it to flour;