Spinach varieties taken during summer
August tree leaves or Agathi keerai ( twice a month )
Manathakkali keerai or black night shade
Pasalai keerai or Indian spinach
Mulai keerai or purple amarnath
Keezhaneli keerai or stone breaker
Karisalangani or false daisy
Valarai keerai or brahmi Leaves
Chakaravarthi keerai or fat hen
Spinach varieties recommended for whole year
Arai keerai or spleen amaranth
Ponnakanni keerai or dwarf copper leaf
Pullicha keerai or brown Indian hemp
Add grinded coconut and pepper with this variety for good health and taste.
Spinach for body Organ strength
Drumstick leaves and brahmi leaves for Brain
Curry leaves, lanjamundan or and mudukathan or ballon vine for bone joints.
Thuthuvelai, Pullicha keerai, and fenugreek leaves to increase the power of nervous system.
For healthy skin, paruppu keerai or common pursulane and sukkang keerai or bladder dock are most useful ones.
To protect eyes from vision problems, add ponnakanni, coriander, curry leaves and drumstick leaves.
Kezhaneli and kariselankanni enhances interstatine health.
To maintain healthy relationship, brahmi leaves, Pullicha keerai, thuthuvelai, drumstick leaves, arai keerai, pasalai keerai are more useful.
Spinach for Children
Mukkaratai keerai or pigweed
Karpuravalli or curry leaves
Valarai or asiatic pennywort
Thuthuvelai or Thai night shade
Children always hate greens. To add more taste to these varieties, ghee, potato, toor dhal and carrot are the best ingredients.
Spinach for senior citizens
Say NO to spinach
People who are suffering from the following symptoms, diseases and infection are advised to avoid some types of spinach for a particular period.
Bile and kidney stones
Frequent dysentery and diarrhea
Remedy for heart patients
Add humming bird tree flowers with turmeric and garlic. Fry these items in gingelly oil. Try this gravy with hot rice during the lunch time. Avoid drumstick Leaves.
During Stomach pain, avoid green chilli, mint and coriander in the spinach dishes for quick healing.