Asparagus, as the first messengers of the spring, are endowed by the aura of heartiness. The Ancient Greeks used asparagus as medical plants. Ready made roots of asparagus were used for treatment of illnesses, associated with liver, gallbladder, kidneys and urinary bladder. The plant’s leaves and seeds were considered as a relief from toothaches.
Today we can speak of significant antioxidant properties of asparagus. There’s also interest in fiber qualities of asparagus, their effect on digestion system and help in prevention of the cancer of the large intestine, as well as improving cholestoral level. Likewise, the effect of folic acid, found in asparagus, to increase the level of masculine fertility, is now under the research. Green asparagus is useful plant used in different ways.
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