Portulaca (Perclain) is another one of the superfoods found in the Delta, it is not a traditional plant, and it is believed that the seeds came over with the settlers.
Portulaca is high in antioxidants, it has antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties as well as anti-tumoral properties. It is said to be the plant with the highest amount of protein and the highest amount of DHA acid of any plant known to man. It is rich in amino acids and can be eaten fresh or dried. We offer dry powdered portulaca that can be added to a smoothie or put into soups and stews or added to your gravy because of its high protein content it is a perfect addition to a vegan diet. Portulaca is harvested when the shoots are young and tender.