Real benefits of consuming Salicornia

Real benefits of consuming Salicornia

The quality of Salicornia comes from the plants ability to store minerals and it gives a high nutritional value.

·         Nutrients in Salicornia are: Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Calcium, Iodine, Potassium, Chlorophyll

·         It exhibits antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti- diabetic, anti-tumor and immune boosting activities

·         It also known to prevents arterial hypertension problems.

·         Studies have shown that Salicornia green slat does not have any hypertension and oxidative stress activities.

·         It is useful as vegetable, bio-salt, fodder, oil extracted from seed, in cosmetic products and used as biodiesel.

·         Seeds and stems are used for making bread and used in salad.

·         The large amount of water present in this plant has a diuretic effect on body.

·         Good amount of fiber in the plant helps in maintain health bowel.


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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: August 23, 2022

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