Chinese eggs in the urine of young boys

Strange custom exists in the Chinese province of Zhejiang. With the beginning of spring there is prepared a particular local dish - chicken eggs boiled in the urine of boys. They are called virgin boy egg (童子 蛋). For their preparation in the local schools collect the urine of boys up to ten years, exposing for this special containers. Boil the eggs must be a whole day, so smell that carry over settlements, non-transferable by their vonyuchest. However, as claimed by culinary connoisseurs, the eggs produced are delicious and go with trays like hot cakes at the price of one and a half yuan (one yuan equals about 4, 3 BR).

As usual, the Chinese are fed under the custom of eating eggs boiled in the urine, a medical basis, explaining that the spring energy imbalance of yin and yang. Urine child in traditional Chinese medicine frequently used as an ingredient in drugs for improving the treatment efficiency.

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