It is an excellent appetizer, is nutritious, rich in vitamins, minerals and trace elements, especially iron, calcium and iodine.
It stimulates the body and has a detoxifying, antirheumatic and aphrodisiac properties. Is still used for the treatment of diabetes, as blood purifier and stimulates the liver.
Can be used for fysodi dyspepsia and alleviating colic pains.
It has uses in cooking, salads, dressings and soups.