Cos (Romaine) Lettuce
reduces hypertension, aids gastric disorders, heart palpitations, nervousness; induces sound sleep
TASTE: Bitter
ELEMENT: Fire

Nutritional value

bulletrich in zinc, chlorophyll, iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus

bulletcontains vitamins A, B and E

bulletcontains natural opiates

Did you know?

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.

Beneficial in the treatment of:

bulletdiabetes

bulletanaemia

bulletacidity

bullethypertension

bulletinsomnia

bulletheadaches

bulleturinary disorders

bulletnervousness and heart palpitations

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