Tong Ho 茼蒿 / Garland Chrysanthemum +/-250g

RM5.20

  • Mildly bitter with a hint of peppery flavour
  • Has a distinctive floral aroma
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Maintains eye health
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Description

Tong Ho/Tong Hou, also known as 蒿菜, or 菊花菜 (Chinese) or Shungiku (Japanese). Tong Ho is often used in cooking as a leafy herb. Its leaves and stems have a unique flavor, with a mild bitterness, distinctive floral aroma, and peppery notes. Tong Ho provides a lot of nutrients like beta-carotene, potassium, and more.

Storage Method:

To be kept refridgerated

Cooking:

Can be stir-fried, used for salad, put into sumplings, etc.

What are the benefits of eating Tong Ho?

Tong Ho is packed with lots of beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in our body. This vitamin A helps to improve eye health and reduce risks of cancer. Besides that, Tong Ho contains potassium. Potassium is a very important mineral that helps with our nerve function and muscle contraction. Additionally, it also protects us from high blood pressure, kidney stones, stroke, and more.

Source: Heal with Food