203 | Malabar Spinach

Bengali Name : Pui Shak
English Name : Malabar Spinach
Scientific Name : Colocasia esculenta
Origin : Bangladesh
MOQ : 30 Kg
Season : All Season



Malabar Spinach is natively known Pui Shak

Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) is a climbing plant. The leaves and stems of the pui plant are eaten as a vegetable, so it is commonly referred to as pui shak. Pui is a perennial tropical tree belonging to the family Basellaceae. It is cultivated everywhere in Bangladesh, West Bengal, Assam and Tripura. Its bhaji is the favorite companion food of the people of all these areas.

Rich in Vitamin

It is a soft branched plant. Its fleshy vines can quickly grow up to 10 meters in length. Its thick, rather succulent, hortan-shaped leaves have a mild fragrance. Leaves are smooth, slightly slippery. A genus of red-rose (Basella alba ‘Rubra’) has reddish-purple mature stems known as red rose stems. Peony flowers are white or red. The fruit is like a pea. Ripe fruits are purple in color. Puisha is rich in vitamins A, B, C, calcium, iron, folic acid, potassium, zinc.

Helps Children growth

Children’s growth is better if they are fed regularly. Nutrients necessary for the growth of children such as vitamins, proteins, various minerals are available from this plant.

For eyes

Puishak is very good for eye health. It contains beta carotene, lutein. These ingredients are very good for eyes. Because the macula, a part of the retina, contains lutein. This Lutein protects the eyes from the harmful effects of excess light. Also protects the eyes from macular degeneration.

Medicinal value for Diabetic

Malabar Spinach is rich in antioxidants. The antioxidant in it is called lipoic acid. This antioxidant lowers blood sugar levels. Also maintains insulin balance. Apart from this, it reduces the problems of peripheral neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy in diabetic patients.

Increases energy

Puisha contains magnesium. It helps increase energy. Puisha contains folate. It is a source of energy. It converts food into energy. Moreover, puishak is natural alkaline. This ingredient keeps us fresh, energetic.

Prevents asthma

Puisha has beta carotene. This beta carotene reduces the risk of asthma.

Control Blood pressure

Puishak is a source of potassium. Potassium lowers blood pressure. Potassium regulates sodium levels in the body.

Prevent Cancer

Green vegetables contain chlorophyll. This prevents the carcinogenic effect of chlorophyll. Cancer is caused by the effect of this carcinogen. So puishak is very beneficial. Moreover, its fiber prevents stomach and colon cancer. Puishak is able to keep cancer away.

Develop bones

Vitamin K helps to strengthen our bones. Therefore, less vitamin K in the body means less bone strength. Kale is a very good source of vitamin K. Vitamin K improves bone matrix protein. Increases calcium retention. Besides, it also reduces the level of calcium in the urine. So eat pui shak to increase bone strength.

Increase digestion

It removes the problems of indigestion, gas, acidity. It improves digestion. Its fiber does not cause constipation. Removes waste from the body.

Disease Prevention

It is rich in nutrients. It is very useful in improving the immunity of the body.

For hair and skin

Vitamin A regulates the oil secretion of the skin and scalp. All these places retain moisture.

For Acne

Excess oil or sebum is the cause of acne. Puishaka reduces this sebum secretion, so acne does not occur. Vitamin C is good for skin cell collagen. This leaf has that too.

Cure Piles

Regular puishaka relieves constipation as well as reduces the risk of piles, fistula and hemorrhoids.

Dissolve Inflammation

Puishak has anti-inflammatory properties. Therefore, if there is any inflammation or swelling of the body, if the root of Puishak is applied, it will reduce quickly. As a result, the body cannot be infected with scabies, boils, etc.

Remove Headache

It is good to eat Puishak regularly if you are suffering from headache every day.


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