calendar>> April 9. 2014 Juche 103
Edible Herbs, Efficacious for Diseases
Pyongyang, April 9 (KCNA) -- In spring season, people usually experience languor, anorexia and cough.

Various species of spring-growing edible herbs in Korea can be used as remedies for such diseases. The herbs include shepherd's purse, wild onion, wormwood and aralia shoots.

Doses of powdered shepherd's purse are taken to cease coughing and lower fever.

Various kinds of dishes cooked with shepherd's purse help prevent hypertension and arteriosclerosis.

Wild garlic prevents anemia and wormwood helps cure bronchial asthma, while aralia shoots enhances immunity in human body.

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