Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Purslane (Little-Hogweed)
Botanical Name   Portulaca oleracea
System Affected   excretory, antioxidant, skin, blood, asthma, MS
Properties   bladder, kidney antioxidant, vitamins A, C, E prevents cataracts & heart disease angina, asthma, bursitis, MS, tendons arrhythmia, chronic fatigue syndrome depression, gingivitis, headache high blood pressure, intermittent claudication psoriasis, skin, shingles, wrinkles (in salad or as facial mask) yeast infections
Notes   good source of magnesium, vitamins A, C, E, Omega-3
Toxicity   none

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