* Ferns: Treat inflammation.
Ferns are a common forest vegetable in the wild. Talking about the use of this vegetable, Professor Truong said:
“A few years ago, I started to eat a lot of ferns. This vegetable is especially rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins, very high nutritional value.”
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Some types of beneficial bacteria in ferns also have the effect of clearing heat, detoxifying, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory. Therefore, this vegetable is very good for people with rashes, sores, sores, etc.
“When eating ferns, you should use boiling water to blanch a little to reduce the acrid taste. This vegetable has a cold nature, people with damaged spleen should not eat much.”
* Spinach .
Spinach usually grows like a grass, you can easily uproot it in the garden. Purslane is a broad-leaved variety that thrives in the summer and lives in the grassy topsoil. To verify they are purslane, check their leaves. Common purslane leaves are oval and smooth, fleshy and jade-colored, crawling with branching branches if the plant is solitary, but if clustered, the stem tries to rise upright. The leaves are thick and oblong, about 1-2.5cm long, the flowers are very small, hermaphroditic yellow, growing at the top of the branches. Seeds are small, black, can keep germination for up to 7 years (when stored). The flowers usually bloom in spring or autumn. The tree is suitable for porous soils and warm temperatures, lots of rain.
There are two types of purslane, the wild type and the cultivated one. The wild type usually grows crawling and is only under 50cm tall, with green leaves and purple-red stalks. Cultivated leaves are larger in size and are usually greenish-yellow in color.
* Against aging .
The University of Wollongong Institute (Australia) and the Center for Genetics – Nutrition – Health Washington (USA) have announced that purslane is one of the rare plants that preserves human vitality over time. Even these tiny vegetable stalks are resistant to the harmful effects of the environment and other factors on the body. They contain many powerful antioxidants, which help nourish healthy cells, strengthen the immune system and maximize resistance, especially when the body is attacked by disease.
* Nourish the heart, prevent sudden death.
In modern society, purslane is promoting its magical uses, especially for those at risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes… Spinach contains very high levels of potassium and omega-3 acids. and sustainable. These two substances help regulate cholesterol in the blood, increase the strength and flexibility of the vessel walls, stabilize blood pressure, protect the muscles of the heart and thereby limit the dangerous sudden death.