Northern Bushcraft

Sea Milkwort

Sea Milkweed
  • rhizome is edible after prolonged boiling.
  • young leaves can be used as a flavouring agent.
  • plant was traditionally consumed with grease, and only before bedtime, due to drowsiness effects.
  • grows in inland marshes, wet meadowlands, and coastal tidelines.
  • warning: may cause sleepiness and/or nausea if eaten in quantity.
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