Valerianella (Valerianella Locusta) is a herbaceous plant that strengthens the nervous system

Valerianella or Latin Valerianella Locusta is a green (salad) or ideal spring salad for strengthening and purifying the body. This delicious herbaceous plant is harvested as a salad in early spring. An old source of vitamin C, beta-carotene, iron and potassium. It contains significant amounts of phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, folic acid and B vitamins.

  1. Such a rich combination of nutrients improves the blood picture. Contributes to the health of the cardiovascular system.
  2. The plant is known for its calming effect on the nervous system. The plant is excellent as a simple fresh salad.
  3. This herbaceous plant goes well with other vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, chicory, lentils and celery).
  4. The plant can be combined with apples, nuts, seeds, cheese, eggs. The plant can be enriched with herbs (parsley and basil).
  5. The plant is easily grown in the garden or on balconies. This is a very resistant plant. It reproduces easily.
  6. Wild Valerianella Locusta is a special delicacy. It is widespread in meadows, orchards and vineyards.
  7. When picking wild and wild plants, pickers should avoid areas treated with pesticides.
  8. The plant is tastier if it is younger. Harvesting is recommended as soon as the leaves begin to form into bushes (rosettes).
  9. The leaves should not be plucked with the roots. The leaves should only be cut with a small knife. Thus, new shoots of the plant develop rapidly.

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