Asario Seeds Suppliers

Asario is also known as garden cress seeds (lepidium sativum). It belongs to family Cruciferae. In India it is known as ALIV or HALIM seeds. It is not very commonly used and hence very less is known about them. In India it is cultivated as culinary vegetable.

Asario seeds are small red, brown seeds with a sharp, tangy and peppery flavour. It is useful in leprosy, skin diseases, asthma, cough, cold and weakness. Roots are bitter and sharp. It is an important source of iron, folic acid, calcium, vitamin C, E and A. The seed contains arachidic and linoleic fatty acids. The seeds are high in calories and protein, whereas the leaves are an excellent source of vitamin A.

Asario or common cress

Useful plant for medicinal purpose

The seeds contain: iodine, iron, phosphates and potash.

It is also known as halim, chandrashoor ,asalu

Energy30 Kcal
Carbohydrates5.5 g
Dietary fiber1.1 g
Protein2.6 g
Fat0.7 g
Vitamin A346 mcg
Folate80 mcg
Vitamin C69 mg
Calcium81 mg
Iron1.3 mg
Values for 100g of garden cress leaves

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