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Burdock Root

Ahem, ‘kissing cousin’ was misidentified….oops! it is actually Rumex obtusifolius or bitter dock,[1]broad-leaved dockbluntleaf dockdock leaf or butter dock and is also edible! Fresh leaves, dried root all edible with
Leaves of the plant can be used as salad, to prepare a vegetable broth or to be cooked like spinach. They contain oxalic acid which can be hazardous if consumed in large quantities. Dried seeds are used as a spice. In Romania, the leaves are sometimes used as an alternative to other plants in the making of sarmale. A tea prepared from the root was thought to cure boils.[6] all per Wikipedia!

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