Purslane, also known as anthrakla, is an annual, native, multi-branched plant of the Mediterranean with characteristic smooth and fleshy shoots. Wormwood grows in cultivated fields and especially in vegetable gardens that are watered in late spring and bears small yellow flowers. Although often considered an unwanted grass (weed) in the garden, buttercup is edible, very tasty and has a high nutritional value.
Because of its high concentration of α-linolenic acid, one of the three omega-3 fatty acids, Purslane, when consumed by humans has significant beneficial benefits in strengthening the immune and cardiovascular systems. Since ancient times, licorice has been used as a laxative, antipyretic, analgesic, tonic and muscle relaxant. It has a high nutritional value, as it is rich in vitamins A, B and C as well as the nutrients potassium, magnesium, calcium and iron.