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Tsimboka (Redroot Pig Weed)

KSh35.00KSh360.00

Local Names: Tsimboka

English name: Pigweed, Redroot Pigweed.

Nutritional Value: It eliminates constipation, and is said to improve brain health. It is rich in omega three (3) fatty acid that prevents lung infection. It contains Vitamins A, B, C and low in cholesterol levels. It’s a blood purifier, heals wounds and has anti-oxidant properties.

Botanical name: Amaranthus sp. (Amaranthus retroflexus)

DISCLAIMER: This information is for enlightenment purposes only. Consult your doctor before making any health-related decisions.

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Local Names: Tsimboka

English name: Pigweed, Redroot Pigweed.

Nutritional Value: It eliminates constipation, and is said to improve brain health. It is rich in omega three (3) fatty acid that prevents lung infection. It contains Vitamins A, B, C and low in cholesterol levels. It’s a blood purifier.

Medicinal Value:

  • Anti-oxidizing Properties: Pacifico et al., (2008) studied the antioxidant activity of the methanolic extract of redroot pigweed and the results showed antioxidant capacities comparable to those exhibited by the standard α-tocopherol.
  • Wound Healing: Pigweed plant can be used for preparing herbal medicines for treating and healing wounds. The seed oil can be applied on acne, burns or rashes.

Botanical name: Amaranthus sp. (Amaranthus retroflexus)

DISCLAIMER: This information is for enlightenment purposes only. Consult your doctor before making any health-related decisions.

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Bunch

1 Bunch, 10 Bunches

Level of Preparation

Straight from Farm, Ready to Cook (Imedondolewa)

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