Water Spinach Benefits
September 25, 2012 | Posted in : Nutrition by justra
Water spinach is one of the popular green leafy vegetables. Usually stir fry or salad cooked. Water spinach was efficacious as an antitoxin and treatment of various medical disorders. This plant originated from India and spread to the other countries all over the world. In china this plant is known as Weng Cai. In Europe this plant is also known as Swamp Cabbage or Water Convolvulus.
The most important part in water spinach is the young stem and bud. Water spinach has a sweet, fresh, and cool taste. Pharmacological effects of this plant are antitoxin, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, hemostatic, and sedatives. In addition to vitamin A, B1, and C, also contains protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, hentriakontan, and sitosterol.
Another benefit of water spinach include as a reduction of your period pain (drink a solution of collision water spinach and half a glass of water, add honey, strain and drink as well), nosebleed treatment, treatment headaches, constipation (wash water spinach’s root, boil in 3 cups water until the remaining half. Once cool, drink 2 x 1/2 cups), insomnia (often eat stir fry water spinach with no stems.), Toothache, removes dandruff (overnight soak water spinach until the water turns blue. Then, wash your hair with water immersion. Do it every day), gum swelling, calluses (oiled the thickened part with water spinach’s sap. Do it every day.), Skin itching, or a insect bite (washed water spinach and add salt. Milled into powder, dab on the sore spot, then wrapped.).