Aloe vulgaris – Famine Foods

Aloe vulgaris


India (Madras Presidency): leaf-bud, or ‘cabbage,’ and tender pith are eaten. (Kumaon region, Western Himalayas): pulp eaten; (Garhwal Himalayas): pulp pickled.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Tamil: Kuthalay. Telugu: Kalabanda. Kumaon region: Gaikwar

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