Fragaria indica – Famine Foods

Fragaria indica

Duchesnea indica


China: fruit eaten. India (Himalayan region): fruit collected for emergency use. United States of America: occasionally gathered for greens.

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Chemical composition: emodin = 0.1%; ash = 9.3%. Rich in lime. Contains chrysophonic acid, phytosterol, sugars, and volatile oil. It does not have the excessive oxalate content of the sorrels.

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