Amunututu health benefit (Amunututu and fertility).

Amunututu leaf in yoruba, also known Malabar spinach in English, is a well known nutritious vegetable and a natural coolant. It nourishes, makes the body stout, purifies blood, rejuvenates and acts as aphrodisiac. Including it in regular diet helps to prevent weakness of bones, anemia, cardiovascular diseases and cancers of colon.

Amunututu health benefit (Amunututu and fertility)
Amunututu health benefit are numerous

Malabar climbing spinach (basella alba ‘Rubra’) is found in tropical Asia and Africa where it is widely used as a leaf vegetable. It is native to the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and New Guinea. It is naturalised in many other tropical areas. It’s known by common names including Malabar spinach, vine spinach and Ceylon spinach, climbing spinach, gui, acelga trapadora, bratana, libato, vine spinach and Malabar nightshade. It flowers and sets seeds readily and I often have it coming up in pots or in the ground. It’s easy to transplant so I usually move these volunteers to a better spot. This is the red stemmed variety. In China the stems are used to make red dye.

What is Amunututu called in English: Malabar spinach

Scientific name/Botanical name of Amunututu: Basella alba

Nutritional information about Amunututu

Fiber 0.6 g
Fat 0.8 g
Calories 27
Water content 92.1 g
Protein 2.0 g
Mineral Salts 1.7 g
Sugar 2.9 g
Calcium 73 Mg
Phosphorus 21 Mg
Iron 10.9 Mg
Vitamin C 28 Mg
Niacin 0.5 Mg
Riboflavin 0.26 Mg

What is the benefit of Amunututu vegetable?

They are:

1. Amunututu and fertility:

Amunututu boost ovulation and regulates menstruation. Women trying to conceive who take amunututu got pregnant real quick. Amunututu cures infertility and increases your chances of getting twins. For males, amunututu boost libido and increases sperm count. Amunututu is said to improve erection and prevents miscarriage.

2. Good for pregnant women

Amunututu is very good for pregnant women and they should please include it in their soups or foods. Because of its rich iron content, amunututu is the perfect vegetable for treating iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy. Amunututu is also rich in folic acid which prevent spinal bifida in babies.

3. Treats constipation

The high fibre content of Amunututu makes is the best Yoruba vegetable to treat and prevent constipation.

4. Cools the body

Amunututu means a that cools the body when eaten….add amunututu the your foods to cool your body system and revitalize your organs .

5. Strong bones and teeth

Amunututu vegetable is rich in calcium …a mineral essential for the development of strong bones and teeth. Calcium also prevents muscle cramps.

6. Boost blood

Do you know that drinking the juice from the squeezed leaves of amunututu can increase the production of red blood cells in your body. Apart from ugwu leaves, amunututu vegetable is another leaf is is trusted to increase blood hemoglobin.

7. Controls blood pressure

Amunututu has a vasodilatory effect which helps it to lower blood pressure and promote heart health.

8. Prevents cancer

The huge fibres and carotenoids amunututu leaf make it a site vegetable to prevent cancer especially colon cancer.

9. Lowers blood cholesterol

The fibre in amunututu vegetable promote the excretion of bad cholesterol from the blood. This is good for the heart.

10. Skin health

The antioxidants and vitamins in amunututu like A and E nourishes and glows the skin.

11. Lowers blood sugar.

Amunututu is good for diabetics because it helps to regulate blood sugar.

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