Spinach : (Amaranthus) originated from tropical America. Until now, these plants are scattered in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. In Indonesia, spinach can be grown throughout the year and was found at an altitude of 5-2000 m above sea level, to grow in hot and cold, but grows more fertile. lowland clearing the air a bit hot
In general, the spinach plants can increase the work the kidneys and aid digestion. Red amaranth roots efficacious as a remedy dysentery. Spinach including fibrous vegetables that can be used to facilitate the process of defecation. Fiber foods are recommended for consumption by people with colon cancer, diabetic (diabetes mellitus), high blood cholesterol, and lose weight. Infusion of red spinach leaves 30% of oral can raise levels of serum iron, hemoglobin, and hematocrit anemic rabbits made significantly
Plant part used is the leaves and roots.
Spinach leaves is used for the treatment of:
purify the blood after birth,
strengthen hair roots,
low blood pressure,
less blood (anemia), and
Roots used for treatment: dysentery
How to use
For drugs taken, provide 25-30 g of fresh leaves, then boiled and eaten as lalap. Besides boiling, spinach can also be blended to be drunk.
For external use only, minced fresh spinach leaves until smooth, then stick to the wounds of venomous animal bites.
EXAMPLE OF USE IN THE COMMUNITY:
Increasing the kidneys work, cleaning the blood after birth Spinach can be consumed in the form of clear vegetable.
Wash the spinach leaves three red cell, then mashed until smooth. Add one tablespoon of lemon juice, then strain, add one tablespoon of honey and a chicken egg yolk and stir until blended, then this potion and drink processing done once a day for a week. Furthermore, treatment can be conducted twice a week until the disease cured.
Wash the roots of 10 stems of red spinach thoroughly, then mash until smooth. Add salt teaspoon fine tip of a flat, stirring frequently, then strain. For treatment, drinking water filter at once.
Strengthen hair roots
Wash a bunch of leaves and stems fresh spinach thoroughly, then mash until smooth. Add salt teaspoon fine tip of a flat, stirring frequently. Next, squeeze and strain, and drink at once. Do it 2-3 times a week.
Patients with blood uric acid levels are high enough and arthritis Gout forbidden to consume the spinach too much because this vegetable contains a high purine. In the body, purines will dimetabolisir into uric acid.
For treatment, red amaranth is considered more nutritious than spinach green.
Cotents : Spinach contains protein, fat, carbohydrates, potassium, iron, amarantin, routine, purines, and vitamins (A, B and C).