Purslane, or known as Portulaca oleracea, is a common weed that may be even growing in your own garden right now, without your explicit invitation.
This plant first made its appearance in India and Persia, and after that it spread to just about every country around the world. People in many countries pull it out of the ground thinking it’s just a weed, but a few countries know their its value and consume it.
This plant is attractive with green leaves and bright yellow flowers, but the health benefits it can give are what makes it even more attractive.
Read below to learn about the health benefits of Purslane and watch a video to learn how to prepare it:
Powerful seed that grows in different climates!
Purlanes seeds are strong and can last up to 40 years. This is a completely natural weed that contains no GMO. It can grow in just about every type of climate and the climate doesn’t effect any of its valuable properties. This plant works amazing for the immune system and overall health.
Many people call this plant a pigweed because farmers are starting to use it instead of using GMO grains to feed their pigs. Purslane contains more Omega 3 fatty than any supplements made of fish oil. This plant has been considered to have one of the highest amounts of vitamin A over green vegetables. Vitamin A can prevent different types of cancer and improve one’s eye health.
This amazing plant is rich in two different types of betalain alkaloid pigments – a reddish beta-cyanis and a yellow beta-xanthins, which are equally potent antioxidants and anti-mutagens. Purslane is also rich in vitamin C, and B-complex including riboflavin, pyridoxine, and niacin, as well as carotenoids, and trace minerals like iron, magnesium, and calcium.
Purslane, can help you greatly with all the benefits it contains and will save you so much money on things you don’t need to buy for your health. Purslane packs a powerful nutritional punch, that’s for sure.
Watch the video below to learn how to prepare Purslane and get its many health benefits: