Spring is on the approach, only 10 days until we change the clocks! Soon British asparagus will be available.
Nutritionally asparagus has many benefits such as;
Promotes healthy bacteria in the large intestine and can help reduce bloating
Asparagus contains vitamin K, essential for healthy blood clotting
It is a rich source of vitamin C, which boosts your immune system
Asparagus is a mild diuretic and is believed to help detoxify the body
Need help with libido, eat asparagus
Hangover? asparagus can helps clear excesses of night before and help the liver remove the toxins
From a TCM point of view asparagus has a cool temperature, its flavour is bitter, salty and sweet. It nourishes 'Yin', it can clear damp, heat, drains water and toxins.
Check out this site for recipes: http://britishasparagus.com