• Anti-diabetic – sensitizes cells to Insulin
  • Digestion – carminative
  • Cardio vascular health – sedative for smooth muscle, circulatory stimulant, reduces cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Reduces fasting blood sugar levels
  • Reported uses for arthritis, asthma, cancer, diarrhea, fever, heart problems, insomnia, menstrual problems, ulcers and psioriasis
DANGERS Oxalate (Calcium binding and Kidney health)

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

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