Galinsoga

 

 

IMG_20180622_135147Galinsoga Parviflora

Galinsoga Parviflora is the one I am familiar with and the one I grow. There are many varieties and they have similar health effects. Galinsoga is one of my favorites when it comes to taste. It has a mild taste. It also has many benefits and is a natural ACE inhibitor. Has antioxidant abilities comparable to silymarin. Has antimicrobial abilities.

http://foragerchef.com/galinsoga/

http://www.eattheweeds.com/galinsoga-ciliata-quickweed-is-fast-food-2/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24066513

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26749807

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26092182

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22085305

Galinsoga I also and Alpha glucosidase inhibitor which would help with diabetes. It would also inhibit viruses like HIV and Hepatitis. Those with glycogen storage disorders would want to avoid eating Galinsoga.

Galinsoga is also a urease inhibitor which would prevent many types of infection and reduces urinary stone formation.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14756360802667688

It would also help with high blood pressure because it is an ace inhibitor.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18598177

All those benefits and it is tasty to.

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