PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Chaya

In folk medicine, chaya is recommended for diabetes, obesity, kidney stones, hemorrhoids, acne, and eye problems. WARNING: Chaya leaves must be cooked; raw leaves are toxic The scientific name of chaya (espaƱol: chaya) is cnidoscolus aconitifolius. It is known as Chaya or Mayan Tree Spinach. It is a large fast-growing perennial shrub that is believed…