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      Lettuce

      The green Lettuce is the common vegetable for salads and also known for its different therapeutic qualities. It is rich in beta carotene, vitamin A, of the group B E,C, K. Lattuce is also rich in magnesium, sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphor, sulfur, copper and iron and all these made it a recommended vegetable against anemia. Further the lettuce contains fibre that are very indicated against constipation and has also detoxifying, refreshing and diuretic qualities.



      The lattuce has the following properties as calming down, tranquillizing, analgesic, digestive, carminative, aphrodisiac, anti-coagulant, mineralizing, slimming, emollient, anti-cough, anti-oxidants, that control the skin ageing but also the appearance of tumors. The lattuce has the same sedative properties as opium, without the side effects as this drug has. The best period to consume lattuce is the summer season, because in this time it is composed of 95% of water and has refreshing effects. Beginning the meal with lattuce satisfies the body and purifies with less calories and gives therefore the sensation of satiety. Moreover lattuce is an excellent ally against cellulitis and water retention. Lattuce is not just consumed with salad , but it can even be boiled and its water is refreshing and laxative. It is an excellent expectorant during diseases and colds, cough and catarrh and even natural sedative. Lattuce can be taken also as fresh juice and decoction. The leaves of fresh lattuce alleviate sun erythema, contusions and skin irritations.