purslane


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a plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb

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Purslane is often found in green salads at ritzy restaurants.
Cook it up: Purslane can be slimy when raw, which is why Zachos likes to stir-fry the leaves with garlic and onions, then simmer in tomato sauce with feta cheese.
They believed that purslane would cure coughs, head and stomach aches, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the testicles and regulate woman's excessive menstrual flow.
Get a packet of winter lettuce, purslane, rocket, mizuna and land cress for just pounds 3.
Purchase some purslane Purslane is a wonderful edible herb native to the Middle East and India.
Purslane (Portulace oleracea) is a plant of interest because of its health-promoting potential.
1 head cos lettuce, washed and dried 3 baby cucumbers, sliced in rounds 5 ripe tomatoes, chopped 1 bunch purslane, removed from stem and washed carefully 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, washed and chopped leaves of two sprigs of mint, washed and chopped 1 bunch spring onions, washed and cut into thin rounds 2 tablespoons sumac juice of 2 lemons - cup extra-virgin olive oil & oil for drizzling salt and black pepper 2 loaves khobez or Lebanese bread, cut into bite-size pieces Preheat oven to 200[bar]C.
Boraginaceae), and western purslane, Sesuvium verrucosum Rafinesque (Aizoaceae).
The campaign featured branded proprietary ingredients such as extracted fenugreek galactomannans (FenuLife [R], green mate leaf extract (Finomate [R]) and a purslane herb extract (Portusana [TM]).
95), a mixture of chopped tomatoes and cucumbers, sliced radishes and fried pita bread pieces seasoned with chopped fresh mint, sumac and purslane (a slightly astringent green leaf), and dressed with a splash of lemon juice, apple cider vinegar and olive oil, was fresh tasting and had plenty of crisp texture - a winner.
Proprietary ingredients such as fenugreek fibre (FenuLife), purslane extract (Portusana), green mate extract (Finomate) and olive leaf extract (Benolea), as well as distribution extracts from apple, algae and green coffee bean, can be incorporated into slimming products--individually or in combination.
Choose hardy lettuce varieties such as Arctic King or Valdor and sow them in short shallow rows every four weeks alongside radicchio, endive, winter purslane, corn salad and land cress.
The background showing a steaming cauldron symbolizes the compassion and perseverance needed to provide medical care, while the supple Rangoon creeper and the purslane tell the healing power of Mother Nature.
Field research has shown that Myrothecium has potential as a preemergence bioherbicide, controlling purslane and spurge in transplanted tomatoes.