Monday, August 10, 2015

This Vegetable Treats LIVER DISEASE, Lowers Risk of ASTHMA, CANCER, DIABETES & HEART DISEASE. MUST READ!


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Corchorus olitorius, aka corchorus capsularis (Japan), jute or saluyot (Philippines) is a leafy vegetable that we often take for granted because of it's slimy texture. But scientists have discovered numerous health benefits of saluyot.


Saluyot is very popular in West Africa and other parts of the world. Oftentimes, this plant is mistaken as a simple weed in the Philippines but according to The Department of Agriculture, they possess powerful components that provides both health and beauty, i.e., anti-ageing benefits. In fact, it is included  in the top 10 most nutritious green and leafy vegetable in the Philippines

Health benefits of jute (saluyot)

  • Rich in calcium for strong teeth and bones
  • Has iron for proper blood circulation
  • Provides protein for growth
  • Has vitamin A for cell repair and improves eyesight
  • Has vitamin C (ascorbic acid) to aid in boosting the immune system, helps improve blood circulation and lower the risk of cataracts and other eye problems
♥ Tip: Make tea out of dried saluyot leaves. It can cure headaches, dysentery, stomach aches and ulcers


Beauty benefits of saluyot
  • Rich in  vitamin E, which help slows down the aches and pains associated with aging
  • Boosts stamina

Also read: Health Benefits of Cucumber Tree (Kamias)
  • Increases sexual libido and fertility
  • Better than anti aging creams, it nourishes the skin with vitamin E from the inside that provides a natural glow to skin
  • Makes skin look younger

For pregnant women and mothers
  • Saluyot leaves can act as remedy when experiencing prolonged labour. Squeeze the leaves and the stem and drink it.
  • For lactating moms, consume it to help in milk secretion
  • Saluyot supplementation during pregnancy may help lower the risk of diabetes induced oxidative stress both for the mother and the fetus.


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