This rice variety contains 2 times more healthy proteins than ordinary rice groats. Moreover, black rice is rich in B vitamins, which helps to strengthen the immune system, cleanse the skin, and normalize digestion.
Moreover, this cereal is a leader in the content of vitamin E, which is involved in the lipid metabolism of the body.
Inflorescences are large final panicles. Spikelets making them are same-sex. Male flowers are located at the bottom of the inflorescence, and female flowers are located in its upper part.
The fruit is a caryopsis, initially green, 1-2 cm long, almost filiform, acquires a dark brown or black color as it dries.
BENEFITS OF BLACK RICE
Due to the fact that black rice is not polished, various beneficial substances are stored in it in large quantities. Black rice is especially rich in iron, zinc, manganese, potassium, and folic acid. The darker the color of black rice, the more antioxidants it contains. Red and purple pigment in black rice slows down the aging process in the body.