Don't Cut this WEED If You Found in Your Garden, HERE’S WHY

When we found a grass or weeds that pop up in our garden or thriving in the cracks of sidewalks, we should know or familiarize this because that may be a PURSLANE or Portulaca oleracea. We should not cut this kind of weed because of the Health benefit we can get from it.

Purslane is rich in vitamins and minerals and helps boost your immune system and increase the amount of iron and calcium to strengthen your bones.

This weed has the most amount of Vitamin A compared to other green leafy vegetables. It prevents cancer and abundant in Omega-3 fatty acids. Therefore, it actually prevents serious heart ailments like heart attack and even stroke. In addition, it is GMO-free.

With this information at hand, you should consider including it into your regular diet. The Purslane weed has leaves with lemony taste and crunchy texture. Therefore, it can be an alternative leaf for Spinach.

In addition, Purslane also lowers down the risk of developmental disorders in children like autism. You can add it to salads and sandwiches. Your Gym buddy must know this because it is  rich in protein which needs our muscle to boost energy level and strength.

How to Eat Purslane

We can eat this weed either raw or cooked. Be sure to wash this before  you eat raw purslane and it must be pesticide and herbicide free to prevent accidental ingestion of harmful chemicals.

You can also cook this by boiling in water for 10 minutes and drain. You can add any seasoning you want. 

source: Pinoyhealthtips

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