Vine Spinach (Pui); Compositions, Medicinal Uses, Condraindications,

Scientific Name

  1. Basella alba (White Varity)
  2. Basella rubra (Red Varity)

Uses:

  1. Used as vegetable in Indian kitchen.
  2. Used widely in making mix veg items at home.

Chief Compositions:

It consists of
  1. Protein,
  2. Calcium,
  3. Manganese,
  4. Phosphorus,
  5. Iron,
  6. Vitamin A,
  7. Vitamin B12 etc.

Medicinal Uses

  1. It is used for burning micturition.
  2. It is used for the treatment of gonorrhea.
  3. It is used for the treatment of pimples.
  4. It is used for the treatment of tumors.
  5. It is useful in Rheumatic fever.
  6. Useful as general tonic.
  7. Used for the treatment of piles.
  8. Useful for the people having low weight. As it contains high protein so useful as body enhancer.

Contraindications

  1. Patients having protein metabolism disorder should avoid this.
  2. Patients having gout or high uric acid should avoid it.  
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