“Hoar-Frost Falls” usually happens around October 23 each year when the sun reaches thecelestial longitude of 210 degrees. Most areas along the Yellow River have frost falling. As the last solar term in autumn, temperature in many places reach 0 degree Celsius.

Traditional Customs

In many areas in China, people eat persimmon at this time. As an old saying goes, “Eat persimmon. No running noses.”

Healthy Living Tips

This period is the peak time for chronic gastritis and gastroduodenal canker. Aged people can sometimes get arthritis. Eating pear, apple, ginkgo, onions and leaf mustard can relief these symptoms.

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