Amaranthus Spinosus: Uray or Kulitis (Power Herb)

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

First Vita Plus: Amaranthus Spinosus - Uray / Kulitis

Amaranthus Spinosus is found throughout the Philippines at lowlands and low altitudes.


It is a good expectorant and an effective astringent especially in stopping liquid bowels. Locally, it has been reported that a decoction of the root relieve one’s breathing from acute bronchitis.


Nutritional Value


The dried leaves contain (per 100g) 267 - 276 calories, 20 - 34.4% protein, 2 - 4.5% fat, 45 - 54% carbohydrate, 9.8 - 10.4% fibre, 16.6 - 24% ash, 1795 - 5333mg calcium, 333 - 460mg phosphorus, 13.5 - 152.7mg iron, 13 - 37mg sodium, 337 - 3528mg potassium, 27.9 - 40.8mg beta carotene equivalent, 0.06mg thiamine, 2.02mg riboflavin, 7.7 - 8.6mg niacin and 503mg ascorbic acid.


First Vita Plus: Amaranthus Spinosus - Uray / Kulitis

Remedy for:


  • Diarrhea
  • Acute bronchities
  • Dysentery
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Treating Heavy Menstrual Periods
  • Expectorant (producing and getting rid of phlegm)
  • Contains vitamin A
  • Protects your eyes and skin

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

it is also proven to lower blood sugar. effective for diabetics.

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