Portulaca oleracea, better known as Purslane, is a common weed that you can probably find in your own garden.
This plant was first discovered in Persia and in India and you now can find all over the world. In some countries this weed is used in food, but in other countries people just think it’s a weed and throw it out with the rest of the weeds.
On this weed you’ll find yellow flower and green leaves. The healing benefits it contains is what makes this weed special.
The seeds that can exist in different climates
The seeds that come off of this weed are powerful and can last up to 40 years. This weed is completely natural and contains no GMO. Purslane can grow in just about any climate. The weed will grow the same in whatever climate it’s in. This powerful, resistant and healing plant is especially beneficial for the immune system and the overall health as well.
This weed is sometimes referred to pig weed because many people are replacing GMO grains with this weed and many farmers suggest it’s a lot better for them. Purslane weed contain a lot more omega 3 fatty acids than you will find in fish oils. It also contain a great amount of vitamin A . Vitamin A is excellent for boosting the health of the eyes and it is also a marvelous protector from several types of cancer.
Purslane is loaded with two types of betalain alkaloid pigments called yellow beta-xanthins and reddish beta-cyanis. Both of these pigments are strong anti-mutagens and antioxidants. This weed is also rich in vitamin C, vitamin B-complex including niacin, riboflavin and niacin, carotenoids and trace minerals such as calcium, magnesium and iron.
To conclude, purslane will give you many nutritional benefits and has been proven to boost one’s health, which is probably better than most supplements people buy and send hundred on.