It is said that the plant, which is especially loved and eaten by people in the Eastern Anatolia region, will be less this year due to the cold weather. The bundle of the shroud, which can now be seen in stalls and markets in Erzurum, is sold for 30 lira.
Young shoots (stem) in the form of a panicle flower are consumed fresh in the growing areas. Although it is a popular vegetable with a sour taste of kiwi, among the people it is also described as a “fruit” compared to bananas and kiwis, and presented as “banana of the East” or “kiwis”.
In the season when the snow begins to melt on the high plateaus, the trunk emerging from the large coarse leaves in the shape of elephant ears is cut from the soil by the citizens and brought from the mountains to the cities and sold in bunches at the stalls and markets by the vendors called “Isgıncı” or “İşgıncı”.
In the East, this plant is called highland banana. The food, which is rich in vitamin C, is said to contain vitamins A, B1, B2, E and K.
What are the benefits of light?
The plant, which has a rich content of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E and K, is good for many diseases that are potentially life-threatening.
It also has an appetizing effect and helps people suffering from weakness to gain weight.
Among the benefits of lightgrass there are effects such as making the body more resistant and strengthening the immune system.
It is used to reduce the fever that occurs in the person during jaundice and convulsions.
It has anti-wrinkle, skin rejuvenating and refreshing properties. It can be used as a successful anti-aging product.
Light spice is known to affect the acetylcholine mechanism and hence it is considered preventative for Alzheimer’s disease.
The herb, which is recommended to be consumed primarily fresh, can also be eaten raw. The easiest way to consume this plant is to boil it and drink the water.
In addition, an effective cream can be obtained by mixing dried fenugreek with yogurt. The cream in question is applied to the surface of the skin and used to treat problems such as acne and skin blemishes.
The removal of some spots, especially during pregnancy, is facilitated by this medicinal herb. In addition to being mixed with yoghurt and consumed, it can also be used by applying the inside of the shells to the spots where staining occurs.