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Sunday, October 4, 2015
Wild medicinal plants: Pennywort
From being considered a general youthful tonic, to helping lower blood pressure, to helping you think better, Pennywort is considered highly medicinal by many cultures. I happen to simply like the taste and I appreciate the fact that it's fairly easy to find in the jungle here. When you find a patch, there is usually quite a bit of it.
I eat it raw usually, but it can be cooked or steeped and made into tea.
The fairly common Pennywort wild medicinal and food plant