Buckwheat is a plant which is cultivated for its seeds, which look like those of wheats. Its seeds are small, triangular and brown in color. It is not related to wheat but it is related to sorrel and rhubarb. It is justifiably proclaimed a treasure and a superfood. It reduces cholesterol and fat, it drops the levels of sugar in the blood, it regulates blood pressure, it tones heart health, it detoxes the body and it cleanses the intestine.