e scientific name of Caper is Capparis spinosa.
This medicinal plant belongs to the family Capparaceae.
The caper also can be called with the name: capers, alcaparrera, alcaparrero, alcaparrilla, alcaparronero, Caparra Caparrones, Capri, bean devil tapenera, Devil Bat, among others.
This medicinal plant is a shrub native to the Mediterranean.
With drooping branches that can reach 22 cm or more in length, has thick, rounded leaves. The branches of this herb have very sharp spines, up to 1 cm long.
Capers are medicinal plants that have white flowers with long stamens born at intersections of leaves with the stem, supported by regular stems.
Each plant Caper can produce between 0.5 and 3 kg of fruits (capers). When they are ready for collection, are the size of a grain of corn, and dark green.
Used this herb for medicinal purposes, its root, bark and flower buds.
The Capers are tonic, and whet the appetite. They have a sour taste, salty, sour and spicy.
Basically, this herb is used for food, but has some healing properties, some of their uses are: diuretic, tonic, vasoconstrictor and hemorrhoid. Also used a root extract of this medicinal plant in cosmetics to strengthen hair.
Good Income, Benefits and Uses of Gebre Grass (Kapari)
It helps to regulate the digestive system.
He’s a good diuretic.
It is very effective in cutting the pain in the body.
Helps women to perform regularly.
Helps reduce parasites and worms in the intestines.
It reduces the risk of stroke in the individual.
It is good for rheumatic diseases.
Various stomach problems and ulcers are good.
Helps the liver perform its tasks.
It is recommended to people suffering from cancer. Because the person has increased platelet count.
It is good for MS patients.
Attention should be paid to the consumption of Gebre Grass
Gebre herb caper plant is very useful for our body, but it can be toxic if it is not paid attention. For this reason, it is necessary to take the products which are processed or sold as tablets in the consumption of the gebab. If consumption is taken shortly after collection; poisonous effect may occur. For this reason, gebre grass gathered should be dried in a shade place and poisoned.
Recipes from this herb:
Capers can accompany onions, radishes, mustard, etc.
They are used in the preparation of: sauces and mayonnaise, spicy dishes that accompany fish, tuna, poultry and rice.
The salted or pickled capers are used as an appetizer or salad dressing. They are a common ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine.
Also consume the fruits of the Caper, called capers. It is pickled in a vinegar and salt and are a delicious condiment in pizza, smoked salmon, salads and pasta dishes.