Botanical Name: Pastinaca sativa
English Name: Wild Parsnip Root
Tamil Name: Thuluk Root /பார்ஸ்னிப் ரூட்
Hindu Name: Shakakul
Parsnips are one of the delicious root vegetables and it mostly cultivated worldwide. The parsnips mostly related to the carrot and it also has long tuberous that is sweet. It provides an amazing taste for various dishes and contains a high amount of nutrition and minerals which provide many health benefits.
Parsnip Root Nutrients
100 grams of Parsnip root offers
- 0.745 mg manganese
- 22.6 mg vitamin C
- 29.9 µg vitamin K
- 23.39 mg carbohydrate
- 0.16 mg copper
- 6.5 mg fiber
- 89 µg vitamin B9
- 0.798 mg vitamin B5
The parsnip dishes are very healthy and increase serotonin in the brain. This root also included falcarinol, which has anti-microbial and anti-bacterial that reduce fungal infections. It also fights against inflammation in the entire body.
It has a high amount of antioxidants that help to prevent oxidative stress and reduce damage cells. Pransips also fight against chronic conditions like heart diseases, cancer, and diabetes. This root has vitamin C, ascorbic acid, and it also contains anticancer property.
Improve eye Health
It is a root vegetable that contains vitamin C. It improves eye health and reduces many problems. This root has many nutrients like omega-3, vitamin E, vitamin C, beta-carbonate, vitamin D, and fatty acid. It prevents macular degeneration.
- Prevent constipation and improve digestion function
- It helps to prevent birth defects
- Helps to improve heart and bone health
- It improves immune function and Metabolism
- Enhances energy production
- Proper Growth and Development