brassica oleracea


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Related to brassica oleracea: Brassica oleracea acephala, wild cabbage
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broccoli

broccoli

Helps prevent cancer, protects heart and circulatory system, builds strong bones, high vitamin A and C, calcium. What we normally call “broccoli”, is actually the top portion with unopened flower buds. If we let them grow, they open into small yellow flowers that have a mild spicy broccoli flavor and are delicious in salads. One way to identify a plant from the mustard family (all of which are edible) is the flowers have 4 petals with 6 stamens–4 tall and 2 short.

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cabbage
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cabbage

cabbage

Same plant as Broccoli. Cancer fighter with vitamin A, C, D, potassium, calcium, selenium, zinc, iron. Assists in digestion and helps prevent ulcers. One of the main plants used in making fermented foods, promoting beneficial probiotic gut flora. Used throughout history for cancer, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, cold sores, colon, bowel, intestines, IBS, detox, gangrene, gout, hangover, headache, hemorrhoids, infection, joint pain, liver, lungs, osteoporosis, arthritis, shingles, sore throat, stomach problems, ulcers, tumors, warts- you name it. In the mustard family. Whole plant is edible, leaves, seeds. Grows wild too. One way to identify a plant from the mustard family (all of which are edible) is the flowers have 4 petals with 6 stamens–4 tall and 2 short.

collard greens

Cancer fighting, rich in calcium, vitamin A, B, great source of chlorophyll, oxygen, sulfur and a zillion other healthy things. Very popular in India and Pakistan, both root and leaves. Can be eaten raw, cooked or juiced, but blend it for maximum results. Raw foodists use collard greens as a wrap instead of flour-based wraps. In cabbage/ broccoli family. Cancer-fighting properties include diindolylmethane and sulforaphane. Potent antiviral, antibacterial.
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In brief, fasted mice were grouped into six groups of six mice each for Brassica oleracea, six groups of five mice each for Centella asiatica, and six groups of five mice each for Zizyphus mauritiana.
This study has been focused to estimate the concentrations of some toxic and essential metal ions in the plants namely Azadirachta indica, Syzygium aromaticum, Trachyspermum ammi, Foenicumlum vulgare, Brassica oleracea , Brassica rapa, and Pipper nigrum .
Brassica oleracea florets as nutritional supplement for weight loss
Stereospecific analyses of seed triacylglycerols from high-erucic acid Brassicaceae: Detection of erucic acid at the sn-2 position in Brassica oleracea L.
There are two main groups of Brassica oleracea available, var acephala, the ornamental kales, and var capitata, the ornamental cabbages.
The relationship between high cruciferous vegetable intake and a reduction in bladder cancer risk may be explained by one or more phytochemical(s) specific to Brassica oleracea.
Scientific name Common name Vegetables Pisum sativae Garden pea Lactuca sativa Lettuce cv butterhead Brassica oleraceae cv Acephala Kale Phaseolus vulgaris Green bean Daucus carota Carrot Brassicae oleracea cv Capitata Cabbage Brassica oleracea cv Gemmifera Brussels sprouts Allium cepeae Onion Cucumis sativa Cucumber Allium sativum Garlic Brassica oleracea cv Acephala Collards Solanum melongea Eggplant Solanum lycopersicum Tomato Capsicum annuum Bell pepper Apium graveolens Celery Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Zea mays Sweet corn Ornamental plants Nerium oleander Oleander Hippeastratum sp.
Transformation of Brassica napus and Brassica oleracea using Agrobacterium tumefaciens and the expression of the bar and neo genes in the transgenic plants.
More QTL for flowering time revealed by substitution lines in Brassica oleracea.
Y Suzuki and TC Osborn, Linkage arrangement of restriction fragment length polymorphism loci in Brassica oleracea, Theoriticaland Applied Genetics, 80: 57-64 (1990).