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Plukenetia volubilis, Sacha Inchi, Sacha Peanut, Mountain Peanut, Inca-Peanut

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Plukenetia volubilis

Sacha Inchi, Sacha Peanut, Mountain Peanut, Inca-Peanut
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Amazon Rainforest
Vine or creeperSmall shrub 2-5 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 herbEdible

The male flowers are small, white, and arranged in clusters. Two female flowers are located at the base of the inflorescence.

Sacha Inchi oil production is gaining international recognition for its taste and health properties. Raw seeds are inedible.



Plukenetia volubilis, Sacha Inchi, Sacha Peanut, Mountain Peanut, Inca-Peanut

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Plukenetia volubilis, Sacha Inchi, Sacha Peanut, Mountain Peanut, Inca-Peanut

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