aka Sambu, Samba lettuce, Alternanthera sissoo , Sissoo spinach
Propagate : cuttings
Light : sunny
Water : once or twice a day
Soil: good drainage
Fertilizer: twice a month
Can fight against cancer : While brazilian spinach has a flavonoid content that has anti-cancer properties in it. The content of flavonoids in Brazilian spinach can reduce cancer risk and prevent the development of cancer cells throughout the body.
Strengthen bone : Types of green vegetables such as brazilian spinach, have mineral content in it, such as magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and copper. This mineral content is able to maintain bone health by keeping the bones strong.
Improve Immunity System : Brazilian spinach contains vitamin A, not only beneficial to the eyes. Vitamin A in brazilian spinach can also function as one of the components of lymphocyte proliferation, or white blood cells. Where white blood cells are able to fight disease or infection that attacks the body. Thus, the body will be protected from various types of diseases.
Help Maintain Digestive System : Brazilian spinach contains vitamins such as vitamin A and vitamin C. Both of these vitamins are able to maintain digestive health by protecting the colon and also the digestive tract to avoid free radicals that are very dangerous and often attack the body. Spinach also has a folic acid content that is able to prevent the mutation of cells in the colon and prevent the occurrence of DNA damage.
Help in smoothing blood circulation : To overcome the problems that occur in the lack of smooth blood circulation, the content of folic acid in spinach can overcome them. Folic acid in brazilian spinach can make blood vessels more elastic, so that blood flow is not inhibited.
Prevent Anemia : Eating brazilian spinach is highly recommended for some people who have problems with anemia or lack of red blood cells. Iron content in spinach can help the process of formation of red blood cells that function to carry oxygen throughout the body.