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The tomato is a medicinal plant that has stems averaging meter long (although there are some varieties that can reach four meters). The binomial name that receives the plant tomato Solanum lycopersicum is the. The stems of tomato plants have a lot of ramifications and have fine hairs that cover (from bottom to top).
Tomato flowers are arranged in the form of clusters, while the fruits of the tomato plant are known. The period of prosperity for the tomato plant takes place in the months of spring (though it can last until well into the fall). The tomato plant level provides benefits to the circulatory system, but also very good for digestive problems to solve. People who have dental problems can also see benefit from some of the components found in the chemical composition of this species.
For its complete content of vitamins (has vitamin A, C and several B-complex) is a food with good nutritional value. In the chemical composition of this species we found a large amount of water (almost 90% of the tomato), and citric acids, carbohydrates and nitrogenous substances. For excellent vitamin C content of tomato fruit is indicated in cases of scurvy.
Traditional consumption of the fruit that gives the tomato plant is natural. With the tomatoes do not need to make preparations as a decoction, given that we can consume raw (in salads) or cooked as part of sauces, stews and casseroles. It is important to eat only tomatoes that are more mature (have a deep red color, unlike the immature, they still have green and yellow parts).