Ashitaba / Angelica keiskei
Ashitaba is a green plant that grows in Japan, it is usually called Leaf of Tomorrow in English, ie `leaf of tomorrow`.Many countries use this plant for many health benefits because it consists of 13 types of minerals, various vitamins, coumarins, fiber, protein, saponins, etc., which are beneficial to health. Nutritional value of Ashitabe: This plant belongs to the same family as celery, and has properties that favor different areas of health. This is due to the richness of minerals such as calcium, iron, and manganese, along with the richness of unsaturated fats which are good fats in the body. Its properties also contain a huge amount of protein, which only increases its benefits. Ashitaba leaves strengthen the immune system: These leaves contain vitamin C which plays an important role in the immune system. They contain calzones that can act as a detoxifying. The leaves regulate blood pressure in several ways, they have a diuretic ability. They also contain potassium, which controls the contraction of the heart muscle and blood pressure. They regulate the blood sugar level, which is why it is recommended for diabetics. This is attributed to the amount of saponin in the leaves. This substance replaces the sugar that the body needs to function. If blood sugar levels are well-controlled, diabetes can be prevented. The alkalinity of these leaves can maintain the pH balance in the body. It can reduce acidity inside the body, thus protecting the body from all diseases. The leaves are rich in chlorophyll, which acts as an antibacterial agent. This can kill bacteria in the body so recovery takes place quickly. The leaves are rich in antioxidants due to the content of xanthoangelol they work to fight the free radical that causes cancer. It can prevent stomach cancer, duodenal cancer, and skin cancer.