Tuesday, 20 February 2018

LEIBAK KUNDO  is considered a weed, it may be eaten as a leaf vegetable. It has a slightly sour and salty taste and is eaten throughout. The stems, leaves and flower buds are all edible. Purslane may be used fresh as a salad, stir-fried, or cooked as spinach is, and because of its mucilaginous quality it also is suitable for soups and stews, fry the leaves and the stems with feta cheese, tomato, onion, garlic, oregano, and olive oil. In some place it is used in salads and in baked pastries, it is cooked as a vegetable similar to spinach.

Leibak Kundo contains more omega-3 fatty acid than any other leafy vegetable plant.Purslane are potent antioxidants and have been found to have antimutagenic properties.Use is contraindicated during pregnancy and for those with cold and weak digestion. Leibak kundo is a clinically effective treatment for oral lichen planus, and its leaves are used to treat insect or snake bites on the skin, boils, sores, pain from bee stings, bacillary dysentery, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, postpartum bleeding, and intestinal bleeding.

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