Ashitaba Health Benefits

ashitabaWhat is Ashitaba?

Ashitaba is a herb the grows in central Japan.  Ashitaba has many health and nutritional benefits. Ashitaba contains a high amount of chlorophyll and the vitamin B14.  Ashitaba produces a yellow sap that is nutritionally beneficial. The sap is used to regenerate the human body. In this article, we will cover how the Ashitaba root, leaf, and stem are all used for health.

How does Ashitaba look?
Ashitaba is a large herb. It has slim stem with large green leaves and a thin root. It grows small greenish white flowers that emit a fresh fragrance.

How is Ashitaba used?
Ashitaba leaves and powder are used for food by natives. However, there is scientific research being conducted because of peoples interest in the healing properties of Ashititaba.
Ashitaba is used as food. There are ashitaba fruit, drinks, tea, noodle, and ice cream products. You can readily find ashitaba products if you search for them online. You can readily find Ashitaba in international markets or in alternative food markets.
How does Ashitaba taste?

When Ashitaba first enters your mouth, it has a bitter tastes. Once the initial shock of the initial taste wear of, the ashitaba taste can be described a celery fresh taste.. Because of the vegetable taste, this herb would be an excellent addition in salads or in rice.

What are the health benefits of Ashitaba?

Ashitaba has many health benefits. It has  antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor and anti-inflammatory properties. Research is still being conducted concerning the full medicinal benefits of Ashitaba. However, Ashitaba is known to treat the following conditions below.

  • HIgh Blood Pressure
  • Stomach Ulcers
  • Heartburn or Gerd
  • Gout
  • Hay fever
  • High Cholesterol
  • Constipation
  • Psoriasis
  • eczema
  • hepatits
  • cancer
  • anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Small Pox
  • Blood clots
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fluid retention
  • Breast milk flow

Precautions:
As far as we know  Ashitaba is safe to use. It’s often used as an natural way to treat medical condition. It’s been in use for centuries. Herbal products are not regulated by the FDA. Make sure to take o a medical professional before using Ashitaba just to take the extra precaution.

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