Black Rice (1KG)
Black rice (Oryza sativa) was prized in ancient times for its color and is prized in modern times for its high levels of antioxidants, but its early history has been shrouded in mystery until now. Scientists have now discovered the mutation that caused black rice and how it was spread into other varieties. Black rice has a rich cultural history. Called "Forbidden" or "Emperor's" rice, it was reserved for the Emperor in ancient China and used as a tribute food. Despite its long history, the origins of black rice have not been clear. Black rice cultivars are found in locations scattered throughout Asia. It fights cancer, reduces inflammation, aids weight loss, protects heart health, helps in liver detoxification, aids healthy brain function, helps prevent diabetes, improves digestive health, is naturally gluten-free, protects from high BP, treats asthma and good for the eyes.