Salicornia europaea // Cotinaeducative

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Greetings friends and colleagues especially #ecotrain, as also to the other Spanish-speaking communities, for this also beautiful and hot Sunday in the land of the beloved sun of Maracaibo / Venezuela, today after going out to visit a relative with my girlfriend, I was curious about a plant typical of the area and is sedentary, and well continuing with my work of photographic documentation, which I came across the plantSalicornia europaea.

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Thanks to the daily weather app, it shows us in real time the weather report of my area.

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This plant is "Salicornia europaea" has the same properties as the horsetail horse flower plant, a perennial halophyte plant, which has the following Taxonomy.

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Magnoliophyta
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Caryophyllales
Family:
Amaranthaceae
Subfamily:
Salicornioideae
Genus:
Salicornia
Species:
S. europaea.

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What is unique about this plant is that it withstands extreme drought conditions and a lot of dust, high temperature of more than 40⁰, thanks to its structure possess It can have sterile and fertile stems, thanks to it also within its structure are the so-called Trace elements, which contains these chemical components organic silicon combined with proteins and salts rich in potassium, magnesium and aluminum, hydrogen, oxygen, chlorine, sodium and a lot of carbon, thanks it form soda for the manufacture of glass and soap.

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Thanks to its morphology has the following properties, it is used to treat edema, such as, topical use for skin and burns, formerly this tuberculosis that will seem to them. I was talking with my father, he informed me that my grandfather used it to treat uric acid from gout disease, thanks to its chemical composition is anti-inflammatory only for topical use.
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Another curious fact is used in gastronomy is cooked well and is well removed all the shell and its pulp is used to accompany with butter to a suitable accompaniment for fish or seafood. It is only cooked well in water or steamed without adding anything, because of its sodium content.

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All photos were taken with my Samsung j4 in HD mode.


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