Beetroot

 

This little rich coloured darling strengthens the heart, improves circulation, purifies the blood, makes the liver happy, moistens the intestines, and promotes menstruation!

This silicon-rich vegetable used in combination with carrots, Beetroot helps regulate hormones while going through menopause, contributes to cleansing the liver of its ailments, as well as constipation - particularly the type caused from de-hydration; and as if all this isn't enough. Beetroot also treats nervousness and congestion of the vascular system.

Caution: The greens contain abundant oxalic acid, and if eaten excessively, inhibit calcium metabolism.