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Amaranthus blitum. Popularly known as Bledo, it is a highly invasive plant in our gardens and streets, but it has many properties.
It is deworming, lowers fever, improves brain activity, antidepressant, improves internal bleeding and excessive menstruation, energizing. Relieves migraine.
Because it contains high values of vitamins A, B, C, B1, B2, B3, and folic acid, niacin, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc, copper and contains amino acids such as lysine, fiber and natural fats, the Amaranth is a very nutritious and inexpensive food. Its seeds have high content of easily digestible proteins. Its consumption is excellent for pregnant women.
How to consume it
This plant can be consumed raw in salads, infusions of its roots, stems and / or leaves can be made, it can be used in stews or as a dressing and its seeds can be processed as flour.
Source: Magic Garden Agroecology