Beets are used to reduce blood pressure, as a tool in the fight against cancer, as an aphrodisiac, to regulate digestion, and to fight against skin discomfort and dandruff.
Rich source of potent antioxidants and nutrients, including magnesium, sodium, potassium and vitamin C, and betaine, which is important for cardiovascular health.
Beetroot is cooked as vegetable and also used as salad. Pickled beets are popular in many cuisines. Jams, jellies, sauces, condiments and ice creams are some of the widely-accepted beet recipes. Beet juices can be used for making wine.