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What is choy sum?
Choy sum (brassica parachinensis) is a vegetable found in Asia.
It is often confused with bok choy (brassica chinensis). However, it is more interesting from a medicinal point of view.
This Chinese cabbage is rich in :
- Vitamin A.
- Vitamin K.
How to eat it?
The leaves, stems and flowers are edible.
Star of Cantonese cuisine, it is frequently found :
- Simmered in water.
- Raw in salad.
Its properties are best expressed when cooked, provided that it remains under 180°C / 355°F.
From a medicinal point of view, it combines well with dandelion and mallow.
It is particularly appreciated by the blood and the heart.
Choy sums have been traditionally used for their effect:
It is frequently used in traditional Chinese medicine.
For which diseases?
This leafy vegetable has shown promising results in cases of :
- Cardiovascular disease.
- Infectious mononucleosis.
- Crohn’s disease.
- Arterial hypertension.
While choy sum has helpful therapeutic properties, it alone does not provide healing.
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What are the medicinal benefits of choy sum?
There are many. Notably, it helps to protect and clean the cells.
This food has a bright future ahead of it.