I ve read it is used as a potherb w/tender portions, dried and used as a potent spice, is the source for an essential oil used in commercialized sweets, and
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, Jul 21
read it is used as a potherb w/tender portions, dried and used as a
potent spice, is the source for an essential oil used in commercialized
sweets, and the dried stem is one of the best fire starting aids. Can
others add more info. about edibility?
I couldn't get this link to work, but here's what appears from a google search cache: "
The dried leaves of this herb are one of the oldest herbs used in cookery. It is believed that the oil of the .....DeadWeed – Conyza canadensis. Other vernacular ..."
Look at this info. from PFAF:
leaves and seedlings - cooked[105, 177]. Boiled, cooked in rice or
dried for later use. A nutritional analysis of the leaves is
available. The source of an essential oil that is used commercially
for flavouring sweets, condiments and soft drinks. The fresh
leaves contain 0.2 - 0.66% essential oil.
Figures in grams (g) or miligrams (mg) per 100g of food.
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