Buckwheat

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What other names is Buckwheat known by?

Alforfón, Blé Noir, Buchweizen, Fagopyrum esculentum, Fagopyrum sagittatum, Fagopyrum tataricum, Fagopyrum vulgare, Grano Turco, Polygonum tataricum, Sarrasin, Sarrasin Commun, Silverhull Buckwheat, Trigo Sarraceno.

What is Buckwheat?

Buckwheat is a plant. People use the leaves and flowers for medicine.

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  • Improving blood flow, varicose veins and poor blood circulation in the legs, diabetes, preventing hardening of the arteries, and other conditions.

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