Chenopodium albumis an annual herb of the family Polygonaceae. Stems erect, stout, ribbed, green or purplish red, much branched. Leaves alternate; petiole nearly as long as leaf blade, or 1/2 of blade length; lower leaf blade ovate-ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 3-6 cm long, 2.5-5 cm wide, apex acute or slightly pure, base cuneate, There is usually no powder on the top, sometimes there are purple-red powder on the top of the young leaves, teeth or irregular cracks on the edges; the upper leaves are often powdery under the lanceolate shape. Flowers small, bisexual, yellow-green. Flowering period from August to September, fruiting period from September to October.
Consumption of Chenopodium album Linn extract can prevent anemia, promote children's growth anddevelopment, to senile calcium is also to have certain health care function.In addition, the grass also contain volatile oil, quinoa alkali, such as special substances, can prevent the digestive tract parasite, eliminate bad breath.Therefore, Chenopodium album Linn extract as a health food for young and old, not only for ordinary people to gather the food, and boarded the guesthouse, the restaurant table.Because of Chenopodium album Linn extract growth characteristics, determines its generally is more wild, no man-made factors affecting its growth, and high nutritional value, worthy of green food.
1. Applied in food additives.
2. Applied in healthcare product.
3. Applied in pharmaceutical field.