Chinese cabbage. Chinese cabbage — a vegetable that helps with gastric and duodenal ulcers, with acute gastritis, has antiviral properties.
In Latin: Brassica pekinensis.
In English: Celery cabbage.
Synonyms: petsay or salad sprouts.
It belongs to the family: Cabbage — Brassicaceae.
The botanical description of Chinese cabbage — a biennial plant, but culture is grown as an annual. Chinese cabbage leaves loose head. Each sheet has a white Chinese cabbage and flat median vein, the edges of leaves of Chinese cabbage — sometimes wavy toothed, slightly inside the leaf pupyrchaty, while the cylindrical cabbages — oblong and elongated. Kochan Chinese cabbage in the context of a yellow-green color. Yellow color of the leaves are sometimes bright green. Chinese cabbage harvest in June.
Habitat: The native Chinese cabbage from northern China, much later, Chinese cabbage began to spread to Korea and Japan, and continue to the countries of Indochina, there are Chinese cabbage is the most important vegetable crop.
The composition of Chinese cabbage:
According to recent reports in Chinese cabbage 100 grams contains:
Water — 94.82 g
Protein — 1.11 grams
Fat — 0.32 g
Carbohydrates — 1.21 grams
Dietary fiber (cellulose) — 1.74 g
Vitamins contained in 100 grams of Chinese cabbage:
Vitamin A (beta carotene) — 0.43 mg
Vitamin B1 — 0.121 mg
Vitamin B2 — 0.13 mg
Niacin (vitamin B3, vitamin E) — 0.523 mg
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) — 0.116 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) — 0.25 mg
Folic acid (vitamin B9) — 66.38 micrograms
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) — 45.21 mg
Vitamin E (tocopherol) — 0.253 mg
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) — 45.57 g
Choline (vitamin B4) — 6.43 mg
Nutrients contained in 100 grams of Chinese cabbage:
Potassium — 119.6 mg
Calcium — 105.4 mg
Magnesium — 19.32 mg
Sodium — 65.5 mg
Sulphur — 63.32 mg
Phosphorus — 45.15 mg
Chloride — 19.81 mg
Trace elements that are contained in 100 g of Chinese cabbage:
Iron — 0.83 mg
Iodine — 0.31 mg
Manganese — 176.72 g
Copper — 59 mcg
Zinc — 0.344 mg
Fluorine — 16.21 micrograms
Calories per 100 g of Chinese cabbage in an average of 13 kcal.
Chinese cabbage — its useful properties:
Peking cabbage is not only the dietary and culinary specialties, but also therapeutic. Very useful to use Chinese cabbage as in cardiovascular diseases, and gastric ulcer. Chinese cabbage is a source of longevity. This is due to presence of large number of Chinese cabbage amino acids (lysine), essential for an organism with the ability to dissolve foreign proteins, as well as blood purifier, significantly increasing the immunity of the human body.
Contraindications for the use of Chinese cabbage. Not detected.