Euryale ferox – Famine Foods

Euryale ferox


China: roots and seeds eaten. Seeds believed to restore or preserve health.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Chinese: Ch'i sat. English: Chicken-Head, Fox-Nut
Chemical composition (dried seeds): Protein = 9.9%. Fat = 0.3%. Carbohydrate = 75.7%. Ash = 0.6%.

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