Food - Vegetable leaf (Amaranthus) Benefit of amaranthus

Food - Vegetable leaf (Amaranthus)

Benefits of Amaranthus

Amaranthus is a plant that is easy to cultivate and plays a major role among leaf curries. Amaranthus is a plant that also contains protein, Vitamin A, iron, Folic acid. The protein present in amaranthus resembles the protein we get from meat and eggs.

We can eat amaranthus fried in ghee or can add it to other curries and other food items. Amaranthus is also called as spinach. It is good medicine for diseases like Peptic ulcer, Psoriasis, Cough, etc.

Taking 6 ounces of amaranthus juice mixed with tender coconut water twice a day will reduce inflammation present in urinary tract. The decoction of red amaranthus root is useful to cure jaundice. And also it is useful to Hepatitis B.

Amaranthus is a plant that contains protein. Since it is soft and highly prone to addling quickly, put it in a polythene bag to prevent it from decaying. Amaranthus is a good source of :

  • Manganese
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Fat
  • Selenium
  • Copper
Amaranthus can be useful to regulate cholesterol count if consumed regularly.

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