The Healing Power of Waterleaf What do you know about the healing power of waterleaf? Below is Waterleaf, a popular leafy greens vegetable botanically known as Talinum Trangulare is an edible leafy green vegetable & originally from West Africa. As the name suggests, this leafy greens vegetable is referred to as Waterleaf due to its high moisture & water contents of approximately 90.8gper 100 gram of the leaf. I preferably call it leaf as the local or the African Spinach because it has the same nutritional value as the main spinach an even more powerful than spinach. I also call the root as the local or the African ginseng because its medicinal properties are equal to that of the normal ginseng we all know. Here Are Some Unknown Benefits of Waterleaf ✓it heals wound faster due to its high zinc & vitamin C properties. ✓it treats high blood pressure due to high potassium content. ✓it treats & prevents Anemia, especially for pregnant women due to its high level of iron & folate( vitamin b9). known as the blood pumping vegetable, it boosts the production of red blood cells for anybody in shortage of blood. ✓it heals ulcers due to its high zinc, vitamin c & Omega 3 fatty acids content. ✓it boosts brainpower due to its high level of Omega 3 fatty acids, zinc & iron. ✓it prevents osteoporosis & other bone problems associated with old age because of its high calcium, magnesium & Omega 3 fatty acids content. ✓excellent for eye disorders like glaucoma, cataract, etc due to its high level of beta-carotene ( converted into vitamin A) & vitamin c. ✓it lowers bad cholesterol due to its Omega 3 fatty acids & antioxidants properties. ✓it prevents constipation because of its high dietary fiber & water contents. ✓it prevents skin dryness, maintain good skin moisture, enhances skin brightening, prevent wrinkles, fight skin blemishes like pimples, ache, eczema, etc due to its high collagen, vitamin C, Vitamin E & Omega 3 fatty acids properties which maintain the skin elasticity. ✓it makes teeth & bones stronger because of its high level of calcium, vitamin C & zinc levels. ✓it builds stronger muscles due to its high protein values. ✓it treats liver disorders, helps lower elevated liver enzymes, & prevents cirrhosis & liver cancer. ✓it treats & prevents diabetes because it’s a non-starchy vegetable that can’t raise your blood sugar levels & also high in magnesium which is critically used in the production of Insulin ( the controller of blood glucose in the body). ✓it prevents atherosclerosis ( hardness of the blood vessels)due to its Omega 3 fatty acids & potassium levels. ✓it prevents thrombosis ( blood clot) which allows free blood flow & proper circulations in the body. ✓it prevents premature aging due to its high antioxidants properties such as tannins, saponins, polyphenols flavonoids quercetin etc. All these help eliminate Free radicals (toxins) from the body. ✓it treats erectile dysfunction in men due to its high potassium, zinc & Omega 3 fatty acids contents.