Nymphaea candida – Famine Foods

Nymphaea candida

Uses

Finland: rhizomes dried, soaked, then and ground with warm water to remove toxic alkaloids; or ground and then soaked.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
J. Presl.
Vernaculars:
Water Lily
Misc:
Chemical composition: Protein = 50g/kg; Fat = 10g/kg; Carbohydrate = 230g/kg. Mineral content: K = 9800mg/kg; Ca = 1800mg/kg; Mg = 1100mg/kg; P = 1800mg/kg; S = 1300mg/kg; Fe = 465mg/kg; Cu = 1.9mg/kg; Mn = 110mg/kg;

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