It is a cruciferous green vegetable with a sharp peppery taste. It is also known as rocket leaf.
Arugula helps in managing blood pressure as it is a good source of potassium.
Arugula leaves eaten as a salad prevents osteoporosis.
Eaten regularly arugula leaves arrest growth of cancer cells.
The chlorophyll present in arugula improves the blood quality and brings a healthy sheen to the body.