Many people have eaten purslane. If you make a cold dish, it tastes very good, and it tastes particularly refreshing. It is a delicacy that many people like, but you must not know it. In fact, purslane itself is still a good one. This kind of Chinese medicinal materials has many effects. In addition to cold dressing, it can also be used to soak in water. So what effect does this purslane soak in water have? In response to this problem, let’s take a look at the introduction of the article together next.
What are the effects of purslane soaked in water?
First: sterilization and anti-inflammatory
Through experiments, it was found that the extracts from Portulaca oleracea have a good inhibitory effect on a variety of bacteria, such as typhoid fever, Proteus, Escherichia coli and Shigella. At the same time, it also has different degrees of inhibitory effects on fungi, Staphylococcus aureus, etc. Therefore, purslane has a good auxiliary treatment effect for various inflammations, and it is also called a natural antibiotic.
Second: Reduce swelling and diuresis
Purslane is very rich in potassium content. After this substance enters the body, it can drain excess water and reduce swelling.
Third: lower blood pressure
Drinking Portulaca oleracea frequently in water can lower blood pressure and restore health in addition to the above-mentioned effects. This is because purslane contains a large amount of potassium ions, and potassium ions can directly act on the blood vessel wall to increase the expansion of the blood vessel wall and reduce the thickening of the arterial wall. If you insist on taking Portulaca for a long time, your blood pressure will naturally become lower and lower, and your body will become healthier. Therefore, purslane is very suitable for patients with high blood pressure.
Fourth: Prevent and treat heart disease
Purslane contains a rich Y-3 fatty acid, which can inhibit the production of serum cholesterol and triglyceride acid in the human body, help increase the synthesis of prostaglandins by vascular endothelial cells, inhibit the formation of thromboxane A2 in platelets, and reduce blood viscosity , To promote blood vessel expansion, can prevent platelet aggregation, coronary artery spasm and thrombosis, thereby playing a role in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.