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Bok Choy Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Bok Choy
Glycemic Index / Load
Brassica Rapa Chinensis
Botanical Name
Brassica Rapa Chinensis

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Bok Choy Cures

Most Effective


Action of Bok Choy

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Bok Choy

Most Effective

Taste of
Bok Choy

Parts Used

Leaves , Stem

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Bok Choy

Avoid use during Pregnancy.
Excess use may cause Hypothyroidism.
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Bok Choy is a plant.
It is biennial.
It grows in a warm climate.
It grows up to 90 Cm.
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Materia Medica for Bok Choy

Bok Choy General

Bok Choy is popularly known as Chinese Cabbage. It is native to China. It is associated to the Brassicaceae (cabbage) family.
Bok choy is rich source of Vitamin A, C and K.
Vitamin A enhances the functioning of Immune system. It is good herbal remedy for Eye problems, It prevents Cataract, Amaurosis and Macular Degeneration.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant and protects the body from free radicals. Vitamin C alleviates Cardiovascular Diseases and Heart Stroke.
It protects the Skin from Sunburn, Pollution and Smoke. It makes the Skin glow, improves Skin texture and reduces Wrinkles. It combats the Skin Problems like Acne, Pimples, Eczema, Rashes and Allergy.
Vitamin K makes the Bones strong and prevents Osteoporosis.
It is useful in curing Brain problems like Alzhemier Disease.
It increases the ability to fight Infections thus, improves Immunity
It contains dietary fibers that prevent Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer and Prostate Cancer.
Bok Choy reduces Cholesterol in the blood. It contains both soluble and insoluble fibers. These combine with the bile and fat in the digestive tract. These fibers even support Digestion.
Bok Choy consists of various minerals like Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Magnesium and Iron. Potassium helps to maintain the healthy heart rate and Blood Pressure. Calcium is beneficial for healthy muscles and proper functioning of nerves. Iron is helpful in the formation of red blood cells.
It is effective to reduce Chronic Inflammation.
Daily intake of Bok choy reduces body weight and prevents Obesity.
It is used to relieve Tension, Stress, Anxiety and stimulates the Mental Health.
It is potent during pregnancy as it contains all the essential nutrients required by the lady.
It increases the production of milk during Breast feeding.
Bok Choy is good for Hair. It enhances hair growth and prevents hair fall.

Caution: Avoid Excessive consumption
Keywords: Cataract, Amaurosis, Macular Degeneration, Sunburn, Wrinkles, Heart Strokes, Osteoporosis, Alzhemier Disease, Infections, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Inflammation, Obesity, Tension, Stress, Anxiety, Acne, Pimples, Eczema, Rashes, Allergy, Hair Fall.
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