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Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak

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Pangium edule

Keluak, Keluwak
Family: Salicaceae   (Formerly:Flacourtiaceae)
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbPoisonous or toxic

Pangium edule seeds used as spice in Indonesian cooking. The fresh fruit and seeds contain hydrogen cyanide and are deadly poisonous if consumed without prior preparation. The seeds are first boiled and then buried in ash, banana leaves and earth for forty days.



Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak

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Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak

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Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak

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