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An EVERGREEN PERENNIAL growing to 1m, with very decorative trifoliate leaves and tiny white flowers.
It prefers moist soil, and can grow in shade, semi-shade or full sun. Leaves, stems and roots are eaten.

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Leaves and stems are eaten raw or cooked and has a flavour similar to parsley.
Seedlings and young leaves are added to salads.
The root can be eaten raw or cooked.
The stem is blanched and used as a celery substitute, and the seeds can be used as a seasoning.
It is mentioned as a medicinal herb in relation to women’s complaints, and for colds, flu, fevers. As a tonic herb it strengthens the body.

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(Cryptotaenia japonica)