Arugula is mostly an annual plant belonging to the Brassicaceae family. Arugula is a Mediterranean culinary herb with a unique blend of flavors uniting the taste of walnuts with peppery aromas. Arugula is mostly used to spice-up vegetable salads, pasta dishes, rice, meat and fish.
In popular medicine, Arugula is used to relieve digestive disorders, boost the immune system and fight infections. The plant is rich in Iron and Lutein – a pigment that helps maintain healthy eyes, heart and blood vessels, as well as reduce the risk of cancer.