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Also known as purslane , purslane , horse amaranth, longevity vegetables, purslane buds, soy bean grass, melon seeds, five elements grass, gray amaranth, horse grass, easy vegetables, sour amaranth, drought-tolerant vegetables. Can be eaten as vegetables. Medicinal acute enteritis, dysentery, tuberculosis, appendicitis, milk and sore uterus out of the blood , hemorrhoids out of the blood , nephritis edema and so effective. Antibacterial tests showed that purslane Shigella, Salmonella typhi, golden yellow grapes cocci inhibition. Folks use purslane and minced meat as fillings, wrap wontons and dumplings for food, which can clear intestinal heat, relieve diarrhea and relieve dysentery.