From the 10th through the 13th century, buckwheat was widely cultivated in China. From there, Healthy foodit spread to Europe and Russia in the 14th and 15th centuries, and was introduced in the United States by the Dutch during the 17th century. Now in Eco-organic Farms, Pithuwa, Chitwan, organic buckwheat is being cultivated in large quantity and offered to guests at Dwarika’s Hotel.

Buckwheat is the seed of a plant called "Fagopyrum esculentum". It's related to rhubarb, not wheat, rye or barley and despite the confusing name, buckwheat is gluten-free.

Buckwheat Protein's Unique Health-Promoting Properties:

  • Cholesterol-lowering food studied to date.
  • Reduce and stabilize blood sugar levels following meals—a key factor in preventing diabetes and obesity.
  • Reduce the activity of angio-tensin converting enzyme (ACE), thereby reducing hypertension.
  • Helps Prevent Gallstones
  • Significant Cardiovascular Benefits for Postmenopausal Women
  • Fiber from Whole Grains and Fruit Protective against Breast Cancer
  • Whole Grains and Fish Highly Protective against Childhood Asthma