Palak Seeds are useful in treating urinary stones, inflammations of the lungs and the bowels, pains of the joints, sore throat and sore eyes, lumbago (rheumatic affection of the lions), cold and sneezing. Apart from this it is used in treating ring worm, scabies and leucoderma and in finishing vomiting tendency, biliousness and flatulence. Nutritive value Palak Seeds are beneficial in fevers, leucorrhoea, urinary disorders, lumbago and also diseases of the brain and the heart.
Palak soup is a very healthy way to consume palak or spinach leaves. There are numerous health benefits of consuming spinach. It is a rich source of dietary fiber, copper, protein, phosphorus, zinc and vitamin E. In addition it also has Omega-3 fatty acids, niacin and selenium.
Fresh juice of the green plant is a good remedy in urinary stones, as it is good diuretic also. The seeds are laxative and cooling. They are also used in breathing difficulties, inflammations of the liver and in jaundice. You can try this palak paneer recipe too.
Care should be taken not to over cook this vegetable. Over-cooking palak destroys all the nutritional benefits of palak. But cooked palak is rich source of iron. Nowadays I have become very health conscious and make it a point to drink palak soup everyday. I also prepare this chicken saagwala with palak.