A-Z of Vegetables according to Ayurveda, let’s take a look at the mighty beetroot!
Beets are rich in silicone and folic acid, therefore they can be beneficial to the female reproductive system.
Very good for Vata in small amounts; Pitta and Kapha can have in moderation.
Healing properties: Strengthens the heart, improves circulation, purifies the blood, benefits the liver, promotes menstruation. Can also be used with carrots for hormone regulation during menopause (best in the form of juice for better absorption)
Beets are also great for helping with constipation and treating haemorrhoids. Treats nervousness and congestion of the vascular system.
Best juiced, and be careful of the leaves – they are very high in oxalic acid!
We love the earth flavour of beetroot, as you can see by the Beetroot Salad on our menu!