Winter Gourd Organic +- 500 gram
Winter melon or winter gourd is a popular vegetable and is the sole member of Benincasa genus. Its is green and coated with fuzz outside when young. It is sweet when immature but when ripe, it loses its sweetness acquiring a rather bland taste, like that of the cucumber. It has a mild aroma.
Nutritional value of winter melon: - Winter melon is mostly water and high fiber. - Winter melon contains the following vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B9, C, E; and minerals such as potassium, phosphorus and magnesium
Health benefits of winter melon: - Winter melon is an effective diuretic, which helps in eliminating toxins by causing frequent urination. - It is effective in treating the following conditions: arteriosclerosis, coronary heart, hypertension, kidney inflammation and ulcers - Winter melon is also commonly used to treat cough with sputum due to heat, diabetes and edema due to kidney disease, liver disease or during pregnancy - It also prevents constipation and reduces inflammation of lungs due to cough or asthma - Winter melon helps to detoxify nasties from fish, shrimp and wine. - It also reduces the accumulation of fat in the body. - Winter melon improves the digestive system.
How to use winter melon:
1. In Culinary: - Used for candy and mooncakes during Asian holidays. - Used for spicy Indian curries - Used for winter melon tea drink - Used for soups and to put meat stuffing in Vietnam
2. In medicine: - Drinking winter melon juice on an empty stomach in the morning can treat peptic ulcers. - Winter melon juice mixed with gooseberry juice can help prevent blood loss from nosebleeds. - Boiled pulp of winter melon with sugar is a excellent way to gain weight after suffering from tuberculosis.
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Many customers want to buy only organic vegetables. There are several reasons why we don’t have a complete line of organic vegetables. For one thing, we are Vietnam’s only certified organic grower. Our small farm cannot produce all the varieties customers want. However, things should improve in the future.
10. Why do you use net bags to pack my order?
Net bags are more environmentally friendly. Organik asks you to return the net bags with your next order so we can use them again. Some customers prefer plastic bags instead of net bags. They say it is easier to store vegetables in plastic bags. However, plastic bags take 500-1,000 years to break down or degrade.
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Your bags are packed in Dalat and sent to HCMC in foam boxes with ice so we cannot use paper.
12. Are all the vegetables you sell organic?
Not yet. We are working hard to increase the number of organic products we sell, especially vegetables, it’s due to difficulty to find suitable lands. To help you the organic vegetables available on this website are clearly marked.
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A taste of home. Something local. One of a kind. These are the sentiments behind a new product line called “Arlene’s Kitchen”. Arlene Fast, one of Organik’s behind the scenes players has opened her kitchen and her culinary experience to a new adventure: This it preparing homemade, local and unique breads and pickles for sale on Organik Online and at the Organik Shop. Helping Arlene with the baking and pickling is Ms Ly Xuan Phuong.
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We are also selling vegetables garden baskets (different size for different budget) and we absolutely do not use the plastic in these garden baskets.
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