Purslane Supplement: While the United States. The agriculture department classifies purslane as “noxious weed.” It also has a nutritious punch with the highest levels in any green plant of omega-3 fatty acids.
It is also a natural source of melatonin and is said to be 7 times more beta-carotene than spinach and six times more vitamin E.
Purslane originated from India and Iran but grew (often unwanted) in gardens around the world and even in sidewalks.
Purslane is expected to have evolved for 2,500 to 3,000 years in North America. If you saw a weed that looks like a miniature jade plant that grows low, you saw a purse.