Lettuce - Lechuga
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Type in Ailment or Herb
Lettuce, common name for members of an herbaceous genus of the composite
family, particularly the garden lettuce.
Lettuce is native to temperate regions
of Eurasia and North America.
Lettuce is one of the most popular vegetables.
All types of lettuce grow best in cool weather.
It also does fairly well in midsummer if grown in cool shady area and kept moist.
Grows all winter in the south.
Lettuce can be grown in containers quite easily.
Ideal for salads or garnish, attractive enough for ornamental planting.
Properties of Lettuce Used by Aztec's
- Fights Insomnia and Nervousness,
- Cleans the Intestines,
- Calms Thirst,
- Cures Constipation,
- Helps with Vitamin Deficiencies and
Burning Sensation while Urinating.
Aztec Method of Use
To Fight Insomnia and Nervousness: Drink 1 glass right before
bedtime of the boiled mixture consisting of the heart and trunk of lettuce; boil
in 1/2 liter of water.
As a Refreshing Drink and to Fight Constipation: Drink as a
daily drink,whenever thirsty the boiled mixture consisting of 75 grams of
Lettuce leaves to 1-1/2 liter of water.
For the Rest of the Properties:  Eat fresh Lettuce that has
been well washed and disinfected with vinegar, salt and a little oil. You may
add a few squirts of lemon juice for a real tasty and healthy snack.
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Many plants with medicinal properties are also toxic and frequently
if taken at incorrect dosages or if not prepared in a specific fashion.
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