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What is Arugula?

Arugula, scientifically known as Eruca sativa, is a valuable medicinal and nutritional plant, which is one of the underrepresented species in the market of medicinal herbs, which has low supply.

Physical Characteristics

Arugula is an annual herbaceous plant, typically ranging in height from 10 to 50 cm.

It emits a distinctive aroma and possesses simple or branched stems with basal leaves, occasionally forming rosettes.

The petioles are often pinnate, deeply lobed, and rarely entirely seedless.

The upper leaves tend to have no petioles. Both leaves and stems are covered with simple and fragile hairs that rarely can be found without hairs.

Its yellow petals bear long pterygium with brownish or purple veins, measuring approximately 15 to 21 mm in length and 5 to 6 mm in width, resembling a lanceolate shape with egg-like cross-sections.

Pedicels have fruit, compacted to the stem, measuring 2 to 7 cm in length and about 1 mm in thickness. The silicles measure 17 to 38 mm in length and 3.5 mm in width, featuring constricted spikes (5-9 mm), distinctly have prominent veins and two-rowed seeds.

Arugula seeds are known for their aphrodisiac properties, and the entire plant is a sexual stimulant.

Chemical composition of the Arugula and Arugula seeds

This Herb contains various chemical compounds, including:

  • Minerals
  • Volatile oils
  • Albuminoids
  • Phytosterols
  • Alkaloids
  • Thioglucosides
  • Carotenoids
  • Arugula vitamins:
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin A

Medicinal organs

  • Leaves
  • Seeds

Geographical distribution

Global distribution

This plant is found in Iran, North Africa, Southwest Asia, Central and Southern Europe, and the West.

Arugula seeds

Arugula seeds

Distribution in Iran

This Herb is cultivated in the provinces of Gilan, Arak, Isfahan, Fars, Kerman, Lorestan, Kermanshah, Mazandaran, Khuzestan, Khorasan, and Semnan.


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Therapeutic medicinal benefits

  • Analgesic (pain relief)
  • Laxative
  • Brain tonic
  • Anticancer
  • Bone health
  • Tonic for overall health
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Cold prevention
  • Immune system booster
  • Eye Health
  • Cholesterol reduction
  • Weight management
  • Treatment of burns and urticarial
  • Lung cancer prevention
  • Colorectal cancer prevention
  • Energy booster
  • Diabetes treatment

Side Effects

  • Patients with hematological disorders
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Joint pain treatment
  • Diabetes treatment
  • Impotence treatment

Usage Instructions

A quantity of Arugula seeds should be soaked in boiling water (0.5 L), and the mixture should be strained before consumption.

Please note that individuals with specific medical conditions should consult their healthcare provider before incorporating this plant into their diet.

Arugula seeds

Arugula seeds

This Herb seeds’ price in Iran

Maleki Commercial, under the brand “Elysosky,” exports organic Arugula seeds to Europe, Asia, and America at competitive prices, garnering high customer satisfaction.

The largest supplier of organic Arugula seeds in Iran

This Herb plants are cultivated by a specialized team of herbal experts in vast fields, devoid of any herbicides or pesticides.

World’s leading Company for Arugula seeds and plants in Iran and worldwide

Maleki Commercial stands as the foremost direct exporter of this herb seeds in Iran and globally.

Catering to buyers’ specific requirements, this holding exports the finest quality this herb seeds as EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, and CIF.

Global export of Arugula plants and seeds in Iran

Maleki Commercial serves as a global exporter of Arugula plants, boasting the highest efficacy and best quality at competitive prices among all medicinal plant exporting companies.

With considerable success in directly exporting this unique plant to various countries, this Company has excelled in international trade without intermediaries.

If you require Arugula seeds, you can confidently procure the best quality seeds with secure packaging from National Commerce.

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