Purslane Nutrition

Nutrients in 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2023-08-13

Written and reviewed by the NatureClaim Team




Purslane


Overview of Purslane Nutrition

Scientific Name: Portulaca oleracea


Order: Caryophyllales


Family: Portulacaceae


Purslane or little hogweed (Portulaca oleracea) is a succulent plant found in many regions for the world. The leaves of this plant should be eaten in moderations because it contains oxalates. Oxalates have been shown to cause kidney stones.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 20 kcal 1%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 3.39 g 1%
Dietary Fiber - g -
Sugars - g
Starch - g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols - mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.36 g 0%
Saturated Fat - g -
Monounsaturated Fat - g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total - g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
- g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
- g
  • 18:4 n-3 (SDA)
- g
  • 20:5 n-3 (EPA)
- g
  • 22:5 n-3 (DPA)
- g
  • 22:6 n-3 (DHA)
- g
Trans Fat 0.00 g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 2.03 g 4%
  • Tryptophan
- g
  • Threonine
- g
  • Isoleucine
- g
  • Leucine
- g
  • Lysine
- g
  • Methionine
- g
  • Cystine
- g
  • Phenylalanine
- g
  • Tyrosine
- g
  • Valine
- g
  • Arginine
- g
  • Histidine
- g
  • Alanine
- g
  • Aspartic Acid
- g
  • Glutamic Acid
- g
  • Glycine
- g
  • Proline
- g
  • Serine
- g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 21.00 mg 23%
Thiamin 0.05 mg 4%
Riboflavin 0.11 mg 8%
Niacin 0.48 mg 3%
Pantothenic Acid 0.04 mg 1%
Vitamin B6 0.07 mg 4%
Folate, total 12.00 mg 3%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
12.00 mcg
Choline 12.80 mg 2%
Betaine - mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 396.00 mcg 44%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
- mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
- mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
- mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
- mcg
Lycopene - mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin - mcg
Vitamin E, total - mg -
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
- mg
Vitamin D 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) - mcg -
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 65.00 mg 5%
Iron 1.99 mg 11%
Magnesium 68.00 mg 16%
Phosphorus 44.00 mg 4%
Potassium 494.00 mg 11%
Sodium 45.00 mg 2%
Zinc 0.17 mg 2%
Copper 0.11 mg 12%
Manganese 0.30 mg 13%
Selenium 0.90 mcg 2%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount


Others
Name Amount
Water 92.86 g
Ash 1.36 g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means insufficient data.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or refer to the Dietary Reference Intakes for a specific life stage.


Reference(s):

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, Current Release.

National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets. Accessed from https://ods.od.nih.gov/.