Amazing Purslane, an Edible Weed Grows in Your Backyard
Purslane, an edible weed you probably already have in your backyard. Did you know this powerful garden weed has some amazing health benefits?
It is rich in vitamin A which is a natural antioxidant value. It can play role in vision healthy mucus membranes and to protect from lung and oral cavity cancer. Purslane contains the highest content of vitamin A among green leafy vegetables.
PURSLANE IS A NATURAL REMEDY FOR INSOMNIA
Consuming purslane has been shown to be an antidote to caffeine and reduce jitters. The purslane plant is also rich in magnesium, which has a close connection with sleep. If you find yourself tired throughout the day and unable to sleep at night, you might be lacking enough magnesium in your diet.
PURSLANE IS RICH IN OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS.
Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids (like fish) can help prevent cardiovascular disease like and lower blood pressure. Eating a heart-healthy diet is the key to preventing heart disease and heart attacks.
IT MAY PREVENT HEADACHES AND MIGRAINES
Purslane is rich in vitamin b2, which has been proven to help alleviate headache and migraine pain. Eating a diet rich in vitamin b2 can reduce the frequency of headaches as well as lessen the time the headaches stick around.
THIS GARDEN WEED CAN PROMOTE STRONG BONES
Purslane contains bone-building nutrients like iron, calcium, magnesium, and manganese to help prevent osteoporosis.
It may help IMPROVE YOUR CIRCULATION
Eat a bowl of purslane and you'll be getting all the health benefits. Rich in iron and copper, eating this garden weed can help boost your body's circulation and stimulate the production of red blood cells. Good circulation is vital to one's health so eat another forkful in honor of your healthy blood vessels.
How do I eat it?
Really simple! 4-6 cups broth or water, 6 cups purslane, 1-2 tablespoons sunflower seed or olive oil, sea salt to taste. Set on stew or fast to Cook in #vitaclay for 20 - 30 minutes.