Millet is also called millet, and millet is called millet in northern China. Millet is husked into millet, its grain is small, about 1 mm in diameter. Millet is one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world. It originated in the Yellow River basin of China and was the main food crop in ancient China. Millet grows drought-tolerant and has a wide variety of varieties. It is commonly known as "millet has colorful colors". There are millet in various colors such as white, red, yellow, black, orange, and purple, as well as sticky millet. The earliest wine in China was also made with millet.
One year. Thick roots. The stalk is stout, upright, 0.1-1 m or higher. Sheath pine wraps the stalk, densely warty or glabrous. The hairs are dense near the edge and the back of the junction with the leaf, and the edge is densely ciliated; the leaf tongue is a circle of cilia; the leaves are long lanceolate or linear-lanceolate , 10-45 cm long, 5-33 mm wide, pointed tip, blunt base, rough top, slightly smooth bottom. The panicles are cylindrical or subspinning, usually drooping, with some discontinuities at the base, 10-40 cm long and 1-5 cm wide. They often vary depending on the species. The main axis is densely pilose, and the bristles are significantly longer or slightly longer than Longer than spikelets, yellow, brown or purple; spikelets oval or nearly spherical, 2-3 mm long, yellow, orange or purple; the first glume is 1/3-1/2 of the spikelet, with 3 Vein; the second glume is slightly shorter than or as long as 3/4 of the spikelet, blunt apex, with 5-9 veins; the first lemma is as long as the spikelet, with 5-7 veins, and its palea is thin paper, It is lanceolate, 2/3 long. The second lemma is as long as the first lemma, ovoid or spherical, hard, smooth or with fine punctate wrinkles. After maturity, it starts from the base and glume of the first lemma. Separation and shedding; scales are uneven and microwave-shaped at the apex; the base of the style is separated; leaf epidermal cells are of the same type as setaria.
The main producing area of millet is China, which accounts for 80% of the world's output, followed by India. China has 23 provinces and regions where millet is grown, of which Hebei, Shandong, and Henan account for 64.3% of the national output.
Millet has high nutritional value, comprehensive and balanced nutrition, mainly containing carbohydrates, protein and amino acids, fats and fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, etc.
The main function
Millet has the effects of clearing away heat and reducing thirst, and can relieve symptoms such as weak spleen and stomach, and indigestion. Eating millet has the effect of nourishing qi and nourishing kidney qi. Among the grains, millet has a strong kidney tonifying effect. Millet has the effects of invigorating the spleen and stomach, and can cure spleen and stomach discord, chronic diarrhea of spleen deficiency, indigestion and abdominal pain due to food accumulation. Millet can treat bad breath and relieve athlete's foot to a certain extent. Xiaomi has beauty effects.