Ice Plant naturally grows wild along the sea in sand dunes and sea weed deposits.
It contains a lot quantity of water and therefore it’s a low calorie vegetable. It is rich in vitamins A, B and C and mineral salts.
The leaves can be used raw or cooked. Try it adding to your salads, it will give a refreshing flavour. with a salty note.
The juice of ice plant leaves has antiseptic properties and it can be used for infections or resolve digestive problems.
Seen at: Watson Bay, NSW, Australia.
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