portulaca oleracea

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Ground cover plant with reddish spaghetti-like stems and green waxy propeller shaped leaves, yellow flowers. Loves sunlight, not shade. Eat the stems along with the leaves. Has a refreshing tart lemony flavor. In North America it's considered a weed, in other countries it's a popular salad vegetable. It is the highest herbal land plant source of Omega 3, 6 and even some omega 9 fatty acids. Extremely rich in Vitamin C. Contains dopa and noradrenaline (norepinephrine), making it great for allergies, growth hormone production, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, and the entire endocrine system (all glands). Very delicious and nutritious. Can eat raw or steam for 15 seconds, add butter, salt and pepper, mmmmn. You can take the stems, marinate them and use as noodles.You can also take the whole plant, dehydrate it and make purslane powder which you can sprinkle on things through the winter months. Very delicious, very nutritious and heart healthy. Can spread a lot- they drop 50,000 seeds at one time. The only plant that looks like purslane but isn't really edible is spurge. The way to tell the difference is spurge has a white sap inside the stem, which isn't red like purslane stems. Purslane makes a good companion plant by providing ground cover to create a humid microclimate for nearby plants, stabilizing ground moisture. Its deep roots bring up moisture and nutrients that those plants can use.
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The effect of heavy metals (Cd and Ni) on growth, yield and other characters of Portulaca oleracea L.
Table 1: Analysis of variance of Portulaca oleracea seeds under different levels of salinity, drought and temperature.
Portulaca oleracea L (Portulacaceae) may be used for both foods and folk medicines (Xin et al.
Therefore, this study was undertaken to determine the effects of lyophilized aqueous extract of Portulaca oleracea on some lipid parameters, serum [HDL.
Portulaca oleracea plant was collected on April 2011 from west Algeria (Sahara) and identified by A.
selosa c Sporobolus indicus c Tournefortia psilostachya d c c d c d Trianthema portulacastrum c c c Doubtfully native plants Bidens pilosa c Paspalum conjugalum c c Portulaca oleracea c c c c Solanum americanum d d Introduced plants Digitaria horizontalis c c Eleusine indica c Momordica charantia d Panicum maximum c Passiflora edulis c Pennisetum purpureum e Pseudelephantopus spiralis c Psidium guajava d d Rubus niveus d d c d c Sida rhombifolia c Salanum lycopersicum var.
Betacyanin was isolated from Portulaca oleracea L, which is used widely not only as an edible plant, but also as a folk medicine in different countries to treat different ailments in humans.
Specifically, 1 g fresh weight of seedlings of Portulaca oleracea was ground with 20 ml MeOH for 30 min at 4[degrees]C.
5% respectively and in Trigonella foenum, Alyssum spp and Portulaca oleracea in the presence of 400mM/lit NaCl were 0.
Trigonella foenum, Alyssum and Portulaca oleracea tolerated up to 450mM/lit.
The interviewed informants mentioned some wild plants consumed cooked, for example, Malva sylvestris, Cichorium endivia, Oxalis pes-capare, Portulaca oleracea and Asparagus horridus.
Table 5: Analysis of variance for dry matter of Ammaranthus retreflexus and Portulaca oleracea affected by herbicides.