Purslane or Portulaca oleracea is also known as moss rose, parsley, red root, little hogweed, pigweed and verdolaga.It`s considered like a common weed to a lot of people that can even be growing in our garden right now, without any invitation. Succulent and soft purslane leaves are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. You can find more of these acids in This plant than in thefish oils. If you are vegetarian or vegan and pledge to avoid animal products, then – purslane is the answer.
Take and use this dark-green leafy and healthy vegetable and you will forget fish!
Purslane was until now unrecognized health-boosting plant
This plant is widely grown in a lot of European and Asian countries as a staple leafy vegetable.
Its leaves are thick with slightly salty and sour taste.
Leaves and tender stems from purslane are edible.
Its yellow flower buds are favored especially in salads.