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24 Solar Terms: 6 things you must know about Awakening of Insects

Updated: 2021-03-05 07:54 ( chinadaily.com.cn )
By Qi Baishi. [Photo/artron.net]

Eating pears

Eating pears around the Awakening of Insects is a widely-practiced custom in China. As the weather gets warmer and the air becomes dry, people tend to feel their mouths are parched and tongues dry, which can cause colds or coughs. A pear is sweet, juicy and cold, moistening the lungs to arrest a cough. Therefore, pears are highly recommended during the Awakening of Insect

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