Showing posts with label ashitaba. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ashitaba. Show all posts

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Ashitaba: History and Benefits

One of the oldest and prominent herbal plants native to Asia, grown in rich volcanic soil is
Ashitaba. The herbal plant described like "celery - like vegetable". In China medicinal properties of the plant date back 2000 years, during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 1) and Shogun warriors (1192 -1867 2).4 A Chinese book written by Dr. Lee (1518 - 1593) first describes the medicinal value of Ashitaba during the Ming Dynasty. 8 Ashitaba known to purify blood and circulation, cleanse the colon, relieve muscle, joint, and nerve discomfort and enhance lung function. Ability of the herbal plant