In Indonesia, it is considered a taboo to serve Kangkung to honoured guests. This plant is known in English as water spinach, river spinach, water morning glory, water convolvulus, or by the more ambiguous names Chinese spinach, Chinese Watercress, Chinese
AYURVEDA & MEDICINAL USES
Kang Kung can alleviate skin diseases, fever, constipation, intestinal worm issues, jaundince, liver problems and diabetes in pregnant women.
STIR-FRIED KANG KUNG: Blanch a bunch of kangkung and stir fry in a wok with garlic and oyster sauce. Add chillie paste for a spicy version