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Chives / Allium Schotnoprasum

Chives is a perennial culinary herb belonging to the Allium family. Chives has a delicate flavor more subtle than onion or garlic. Chopped, it is usually used in salads and omelets. Chives is also used in Asian cuisines to add flavor to dishes. Similar to onion and garlic, Chives contains the Allicin compound and is recognized for its medicinal properties – mainly used as a strong organic antibiotic. The Allicin compound contributes to delaying certain types of cancer, regulate cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Chives is a natural source of anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals. Chives helps lower blood pressure, improves lung function, helps maintain a healthy heart and strengthens the immune system.

Herbs Value

Herbs Value

Nutritional value For every 100 grams
Fat 0.7 gr
Protein 3.5 gr
Carbohydrates 4.3 gr
Vitamin C 58 mg
Vitamin B 2.0 mg
Vitamin K 200 mcg
Folic Acid 100 mcg
Vitamin B2 0.1 mg
Vitamin B3 0.6 mg
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Beta-carotene 0.08 mg
Calcium 90 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Magnesium 42 mg
Phosphate 58 mg
Potassium 296 mg
Manganese 0.3 mg
Contains Omega 3 fatty acid