rich in zinc, chlorophyll, iron,
magnesium, calcium, phosphorus
contains vitamins A, B and
Cos lettuce contains good quantities of
minerals and vitamins, but not many calories, so is a good antidote to obesity.
A portion of lettuce and lemon juice before a meal diminishes the appetite and
reduces any craving for oily foods.
Cos (Romaine) lettuce was part of the
'basic natural remedy kit' of the Bohemians - the Romanies - together with
garlic, onions, ginger, lemons, chillies and hot peppers.
Made into a soup, cos lettuce is ideal
for hypertension. It has a soothing effect on the nervous system because of
opiate-hke substances present in the outer leaves. It also aids against gastric
and digestive upsets and intestinal problems.
the treatment of:
nervousness and heart