There are about 900 kinds of naturally-growing plants in Baegun Mountains.
In particular, mountain greens and herbs are recognized as Korea’s best
medicines and are more popular than those of other regions.
Most mountain greens and herbs have strong efficacies of repressing 70% of
various carcinogens. Some even kill the cancer cells. The reason
why they have these efficacies is because they survive the bad conditions of
nature to grow adapted to the environments and to develop strong strength to
live while growing with the energy of environments and spirit of soils in the
wild. Therefore, mountain herbs neutralize the many toxins of human body,
strengthen the immune system and clarify the blood to not only revive the health,
but also magically heal many diseases. Eating mountain greens is succeeding
the life of heaven.
Also, mountain greens and herbs generally contain more nutritional factors,
fibers and chlorophyll than other vegetables. Lettuce, that relatively
contains high content of calcium among vegetables, contains 100mg of calcium
per 10g, but pigweed contains 128mg, rock dropwort 185mg, wildgarlic 169mg and
Sedum sarmentosum 258mg of calcium. Also, pickpurse contains 4 times more
Vitamin B1 than spinaches and Solidago virga 10 times more niacin than spinaches.
There are tons of herbs and mountain greens in the mountains and fields and
the following are some examples.